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The Portable Caregiver: 8 Essential Guidebooks for Elder Care


Trabert, M., & Morris, D. Chapel Hill, NC: MettaJourney, 2004. 8-books-in-1; $49.95; (919) 968-3858;


Many times the first piece of advice given to caregivers begins with "Get yourself a notebook." This book is developed to be just that-an indispensable guide for the caregiver. The book is a planning and organizing guide for adult children caring for their aging family members. Information and organization suggestions are written with humor and compassion. With the increasing responsibilities and stress care-givers of our patients experience, a guide such as this can be helpful in keeping track of things and relieving stress.