This book is interesting to anyone: The Primary Caregiver for an Aging Parent

“It is only in reviewing our past that we can appreciate what we’ve learned and find that acceptance is one of the greatest blessings of our older years.” 


I find myself re-reading many of the essays as I learn new things each time I read an essay. Well-written and a delight to read.  Great for those meditative moments of the day. Why wait? 

Carolyn Brent’s personal story is a cautionary tale of not attending to the importance of good family communication and having all negotiations and contracts legally vetted.  According to Marcella Gauthier,  Escape magazine (January 2012)

Written in a casual, friendly tone, Carolyn Brent shares her personal story of dealing with her father’s aging while providing valuable insights and knowledge about dealing with this time of life. Carolyn is an aging issues authority and an inspirational speaker.Book Page Banner

This book is interesting to anyone as the primary caregiver for an aging parent, or the parent wishing to set into place their personal medical, financial and legal desires and other end-of-life decisions so that the family understands and will be compliant with the parent’s wishes. 

 This is a useful book for these sometimes difficult conversations and decisions.

 The Baby Boomers Guide to Preparing Emotionally, Financially and Legally for a Parent’s Death

Carolyn A Brent, 2011

ISBN: 9780615475011 • $14.95

About Carolyn Brent

Dr. Carolyn A. Brent, is an award-winning bestselling author and a National Physique Committee (NPC) Masters Women's Figure Champion at age 60. She is an expert on both self-care and caregiving; she is the founder of Across All Ages and two nonprofit organizations, CareGiverStory Inc. and Grandpa's Dream. Carolyn's research and extensive collection of published works have made her a notable figure in her field. For seventeen years, she worked for some of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies and has worked as a volunteer at various assisted-living facilities. Her award-winning books include The Caregiver's Companion: Caring for Your Loved One Medically, Financially and Emotionally While Caring for Yourself and The Caregiver's Legal Survival Guide: Navigating through the Legal System.

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