By Ann Burack-Weiss
Identifying universal topics, Burack-Weiss describes how the disorder occupation and social that means of melanoma, dementia, HIV/AIDS, psychological disorder, and chemical dependence have an effect on the caregiving adventure. She applies an analogous technique to an exam of kinfolk roles: mom and dad taking care of ill little ones, and siblings taking good care of each other, and grownup youngsters taking good care of getting older parents.
Jamaica Kincaid, Sue Miller, Paul Monette, Kenzaburo Oë, and Philip Roth are one of several authors who proportion their caregiving tales. Burack-Weiss presents an annotated bibliography of the multiple hundred memoirs and an accompanying chart to assist readers find these of maximum curiosity to them.