(This book cannot be returned.)
Susan Oberg has written a heartfelt memoir that is more than just her story about dealing with aging parents, grief, and loss. It's a story that many people can relate to and be greatly helped by reading.
Susan's extensive background in theater came into play when writing this book which includes thoughtful, impactful, and sometimes humorous skits that relate to each part of the narrative of her own story. These skits can be used to start a dialogue with people who may be going through similar situations or for coaches and counselors who work in the field of eldercare and senior/aging issues. They can be utilized separately or as an entire theatrical presentation with a small group of actors.
Susan touches upon the issues of being a caretaker, dealing with siblings, partners, children, and other relatives while navigating the difficult waters of long-term care facilities and difficult life choices. Many people will go through similar situations as parents become older and the tables turn to find the child take the role of protector and decision maker. This book will resonate with many people facing these issues today or anticipating these situations in the future.