Life purpose coach Carol-Ann Hamilton launches innovative new b..
Three years ago, Carol-Ann Hamilton was at her wit's end. Her mother, plagued by gr.
Three years ago, Carol-Ann Hamilton was at her wit’s end. Her mother, plagued by growing mental and other challenges, had passed away. Now, she was forced to deal with her ailing father who remained entrenched in the family home since 1963. Well into his 80s and having conquered alcoholism, her always-stubborn father soon became impossibly cantankerous, refusing all genuine offers of help.
“No victory with him was easy,” Carol-Ann sighs. “My father declined any caregivers but me and adamantly refused to move into an assisted living facility. He finally got so worked up he collapsed altogether due to increasing pressures to confront these exact options. I felt painted into a corner.”
As her father inevitably passed away in 2012, Carol-Ann decided to write a book that would meaningfully support family caregivers dealing with recalcitrant parents. The result is her groundbreaking new volume entitled, Coping with Un-cope-able Parents: Loving Action for Eldercare, published by Balboa Press.
Using painful but poignant examples from her own experiences, Carol-Ann offers up six loving attitudes and six action strategies that ensure family care providers stay centered and make headway with even the most difficult relatives.
Carol-Ann recognizes that unmanageable elders…