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We Need to Talk About Mum & Dad : A practical guide to parenting our ageing parents - Jean Kittson

We Need to Talk About Mum & Dad

A practical guide to parenting our ageing parents

By: Jean Kittson

Paperback | 10 March 2020

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Everything you need to know about supporting ageing parents, from author and comedian Jean Kittson.

This warm and witty practical guide is a one-stop shop for information on how to support your ageing loved ones: how to protect their health and wellbeing, keep them safe and secure, and enable them to be self-determining and independent for as long as possible.

Full of expert advice and first-hand experience, this is your go-to resource to help you:
  • Navigate the bureaucratic maze while remaining sane
  • Understand what is needed for your elder's health and wellbeing and how to get it, especially in a medical emergency
  • Survive the avalanche of legal papers and official forms
  • Choose the best place for them to live - home, retirement village, residential aged care, or granny and grandpa flat - and help your elders relocate with love and respect.
Compelled to discuss some of life's most confronting questions, Jean shares heartfelt stories and clear facts alongside wonderful cartoons from much-loved Australian cartoonist, Patrick Cook.

Following on from her 2014 bestseller, You're Still Hot to Me, a treatise on menopause, We Need to Talk About Mum and Dad is a guide to what happens when we become parents of our parents.

About the Author

Jean Kittson is an author, public speaker, actor, comedian and scriptwriter for stage, television, theatre and radio.

Jean is the Patron of Palliative Care Nurses Australia. She is also an Ambassador for the Macular Disease Foundation Australia, the Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation, the Raise Foundation and Taldumande Youth Services. She was a founding director of the National Cord Blood Bank, the inaugural chair of the Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation and a founding ambassador for Ovarian Cancer Australia.

Jean's first book, You're Still Hot To Me, was a fact-filled conversation starter about menopause. We Need to Talk About Mum and Dad is her second book.

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