Caregiving for an aging parent, especially one with Alzheimer’s, may be seen as both a burden and a blessing. Read about how you can manage this difficult and heart-wrenching task with grace.

“Words of Assistance, Comfort and Inspiration for Caregivers” is a follow-up book to Ellen Gerst’s popular introductory effort on this subject: “Understanding Caregiving and Dementia for Your Aging Parents From A to Z.”

It delves deeper into the subject matter and offers a fresh perspective on how to view the circumstances of your family. The words of comforting support offer concrete ways to best help you and your loved one travel the roads of caregiving for a loved one with Alzheimer’s.  The comforting words may be applied to any type of loss, not just parental loss.

Available in soft-cover and digital versions via Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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Ellen Gerst is a Life Coach who specializes in grief and relationships, an author, and speaker. Widowed young at the age of 39, she writes from a “been there/done that” perspective. Losing her husband to suicide after 20 years of marriage set her on a path to finding her true self and the inner strength she possessed. She shares both her journey and her perspective on how to move gracefully and successfully through the grief journey. She is the author of “Suddenly Single," which is a compendium of articles covering the practical, emotional and spiritual aspects of the grief journey. She went on to capture the continuation of her story in the sequel to "Suddenly Single," aptly named: “Love After Loss: Writing The Rest of Your Story.” “Love After Loss” is a blueprint on how one can find new love after the loss of a partner from death, divorce, or break-up. It includes coaching exercises; how to Internet date; and how to have a healthy and successful relationship – all intertwined with true life dating tips and stories. Ellen has penned many other books on coping with grief, as well as others on such subjects as dating and relationships, caregiving for aging parents, spirituality, confidence building, the power of positive thought, suicide awareness, teen pregnancy prevention, fitness and weight loss, and social media and networking. She is also the co-editor of an anthology of real life changing stories, “Thin Threads of Grief & Renewal.” The stories tell of untold grief and how each author found personal renewal after his/her great loss. It is an inspirational volume for those mourning any sort of loss. To listen to Ellen's radio show: Click Here Visit Ellen on her website at where she has various free downloads on coping with grief and finding love after loss. Join Ellen on Facebook for every day tips on finding love after loss and coping with grief. Finding Love After Loss Words of Comfort To Pave Your Journey Of Loss