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Elayne Clift, Tzivia Gover and Ellen Meeropol present Take Care Wed., Oct 4 at 7 pm

TAKE CARE:

TALES, TIPS, AND LOVE FROM WOMEN CAREGIVERS

Elayne Clift, editor

with contributors

Tzivia Gover  and Ellen Meeropol

 

 

Elayne Clift's new collection of poems and essays focuses on the first-person experiences of caregivers.  21 women talk about the realities, the challenges and stresses, and the rewards of caring for those who can't take care of themselve.  Candid, humane, sometimes humorous, this collection opens up the often hidden world of the caregiver.
"Who takes care of the caregivers?  Who hears their stories?  This stellar collection by women who were called to care showcases the voices of the carers.  They speak of fears, regrets and practical and psychological costs, and they speak truth to aging, dementia, incontinence and love.  The selections span cultures, geographies and illnesses while speaking to a central human need: to care and be cared for, and to find meaning in big and little moments.  A valuable resource for any stage of the caregivers’ journey, this book is a beacon of light — a guide for the uninitiated and experienced caregiver alike."

Christine H. Morton, PhD, research sociologist and author, Birth Ambassadors: Women and Re-Emergence of Woman-Supported Birth in America

Elayne Clift has an extensive background in public health and has published short stories, poetry, and a memoir.

Tzivia Gover is a certified Dream Therapist and the author of Joy in Every Moment, and numerous essays and articles.


Ellen Meeropol is the author of the novels  House Arrest, On Hurricane island and most recently, Kinship of Clover.

 

 

 

 

Event date: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Broadside Bookshop
Take Care: Tales, Tips and Love from Women Caregivers Cover Image
By Elayne Clift (Editor)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781945091131
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Braughler Books, LLC - June 1st, 2017