Doris Inc.

A Business Approach To Caring for Your Elderly Parents

Features concrete lessons and proven strategies for handling the challenges of eldercare; making tough decisions, finding help, reducing stressful crises and planning for the high costs of eldercare.

  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: My Heart-Wrenching Caregiving Dilemma
  • Chapter 2: Creating Doris Inc. to Take Better Care of Mom and Me
  • Chapter 3: Finding Balance in My Life
  • Chapter 4: Planning for the Stages of Decline
  • Chapter 5: Financial Planning for Senior Decline
  • Chapter 6: Elder Proofing to Reduce Preventable Crises
  • Chapter 7: Navigating the Health Care Maze and Advocating for Mom
  • Chapter 8: Choosing the Right Type of Living Arrangements
  • Chapter 9: Finding the Best Retirement Residence with Mom
  • Chapter 10: Finding a Good Nursing Home for Mom
  • Chapter 11: Dealing with Dementia
  • Chapter 12: The Last Life of Doris
  • Appendix: Caregivers’ Palliative-Care Guide
About The Author

About The Author

About The Author

Shirley Roberts is a graduate of the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. She ran her own marketing consulting firm before becoming a published author, consumer trend spotter and conference speaker, whose research and advice were sought by media and large corporations. She was a board member of Parkinson Society Canada from 2006 – 2009, and was the primary caregiver for…

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About The Book

About The Book

About The Book

Doris Inc.: A Business Approach to Caring for Your Elderly Parents prepares aging Canadians and their sons, daughters and spouses for the challenges they will face in their golden years. Shirley Roberts, the author, is helping families help themselves by explaining how to: Prepare for the stages of decline Initiate family conversations that start the planning process…

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