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    • The Gift of Caring

    • Saving Our Parents from the Perils of Modern Healthcare
    • By: Marcy Cottrell Houle, MS, Elizabeth Eckstrom, MD, MPH
    • Narrated by: Randye Kaye
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    In this book, author and biologist Marcy Houle shares her personal journey of caring for her father, a surgeon, who developed Alzheimer's disease, and later her mother, who succumbed to other medical conditions.Like many children of aging parents, Marcy often felt powerless traveling this sad trajectory - watching them fall through the cracks of a fragmented and confusing healthcare system, where professionals often wrote off their symptoms as "just old age".

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Classist- only helpful if you have lots of money

    • By James on 12-16-17

    Regular price: $27.99