The job of caregiving contains several roles, each with its own unique skills. These skills include driving, accounting, translating medical information, researching living arrangements, appointment scheduling, organizing legal paperwork, connecting to community resources, being a good friend, and so much more.
Caregiving requires a lot of learning and support. Below are links to online resources and e-books in the King County Library System collection to help guide you through the caregiving journey.
How to Be A Friend to A Friend Who's Sick by Letty Cottin Pogrebin
You'd Better Not Die or I'll Kill You by Jane Heller
A Bittersweet Season by Jane Gross
Caring for Our Aging Parents-- and Ourselves by Jane Gross
Daily Schedules and Caregiving Routines-Available streaming through Access Video. Library card required.
Caring for Mom and Dad- Available streaming through Access Video. Library card required.