Our Parents, Ourselves
How American Health Care Imperils Middle Age and Beyond
By (author) Judith Steinberg Turiel
Normal Price: $58.95
Your Price: $53.06 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $5.89! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.65 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Our Parents, Ourselves by Judith Steinberg Turiel
Book DescriptionThe prospect of caring for elderly relatives who may be too old, fragile, or forgetful to manage on their own looms large for millions of women and men who are unprepared for the difficulties such an experience can bring. Written by a daughter of aging parents, this book takes an honest, unflinching look at aging in America, weaving together personal stories with current medical information to trace exactly how social and health care policies are affecting daily lives. Judith Steinberg Turiel addresses such topics as healthy aging and independent living; mental impairment brought on by Alzheimer's, other dementias, and depression; women as caregivers; health care rationing; the power of prescription drug makers; end-of-life care; and prospects for Medicare. Her book clearly demonstrates the pressing need for quality health care for people of all ages - through universal, publicly funded health insurance.
Buy Our Parents, Ourselves book by Judith Steinberg Turiel from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780520245242
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 20-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United States
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Our Parents, Ourselves book by Judith Steinberg Turiel and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Judith Steinberg Turiel
Judith Steinberg Turiel, a freelance medical writer with an Ed.D. from Harvard, is author of Beyond Second Opinions: Making Choices about Fertility Treatment (1998) and coauthor of Preventing Preterm Birth: A Parent's Guide (1988). She was research liaison for DES Action, worked with the Coalition for the Medical Rights of Women, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for LifeLong Medical Care in Berkeley, CA.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.