Parenting Our Parents™ (POP) is the personal tale of millions of men and women in their 30’s 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and beyond who thought they’d finished parenting but have been drawn back in; this time, to care for their own elderly parents and other family members.
By joining, you will also be instantly connected to this growing community.You’ll have 24/7 access to Jane and countless other caring people who've made the same choice you have, and who are on a similar family journey. The results will be clear when you see yourself as more effective, less stressed and less isolated while doing POP.
This is a masterful piece of work, invaluable to countless folks who will be taking care of their parents in their twilight years. I am in fact one of those parents, who is cared for by a wonderful daughter and son-in-law, but it made me even more aware of how much they contribute to my lifestyle. Read it, you wont regret it.
“Eventually, everyone will need this book...”
“I think the project you have established is extremely valuable and I wish you every success with it." - Sir Richard Bowlby, son of John Bowlby, Father of Attachment Theory and Administrator of The Bowlby Centre.
“Jane has been a wise and steady hand through our times of family turmoil, counseling us as we have gone through big life changes with my eighty-something parents. When my parents gave up their home of 40 years, three siblings and I struggled to help them — and ourselves — deal with the stresses and strains, mostly because of the distant places where we had settled..."
"Words are inadequate for describing the clarity and genuine compassion Jane expressed towards my family when she coached me in navigating our mother’s illness-induced transition from dancing queen to compliant patient. Reading Jane’s account of how she parented her parents touched my heart and revealed gems of wisdom relevant to all voyageurs at any point on this journey..."
As a caregiver of 10 years' duration and a gerontologist, I wish I had had this book at the beginning of my journey. That said, the book is still valuable to me and is mandatory reading for anyone taking care of his/her parents.