Passages in Caregiving: Turning Chaos into Confidence

About the Book


Gail Sheehy, author of the groundbreaking Passages—which was a New York Timesbestseller for more than three years—now brings us Passages in Caregiving. In this essential guide, the acclaimed expert on the now aging Baby Boomer generation outlines nine crucial steps for effective, successful family caregiving, turning chaos into confidence during this most crucial of life stages.

“Caring for a loved one with a chronic illness — a parent, partner, sibling or child — is a role no one aspires to but many of us will take on.”

praise for passages in caregiving

In her superb new book, Passages in Caregiving, Gail Sheehy writes that someone is serving as an unpaid family caregiver in almost one-third of American households. It’s a job that lasts an average of five years…” — Ann Colby, LA Times

“One of those rare books that can drastically lighten even the heaviest of loads.” —Rosalynn Carter

“Trust me: there is no better guide to caregiving.” —Bill Moyers

Books for a Better Life “Lifetime Achievement Award” (2012)