Changing Lanes... A guide to help when aging, illness or disability forces us into the Slow Lane - Book Review

Michael Creurer offers valuable psycho-educational concepts combined with narratives about the author and his disabled peers. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs4/rogers.html
Book Review

Changing Lanes...

by Michael Creurer


Changing Lanes... A guide to help when aging, illness or disability forces us into the Slow Lane.

Changing Lanes, by Michael Creurer offers valuable psycho-educational concepts combined with narratives about the author and his disabled peers. This information helps people cope with the myriad of emotional issues that are presented as people experience physical challenges which are presented as we age, experience illness or physical disability.

Contents

Part One - lane changes

Introduction
Changing Lanes
Grieving Our Losses
An illness within an illness
Choosing the Way We Feel
Alone but not Lonely
Creating a New Life

Part Two - the slow lane

Introduction
Life in the Slow Lane
Making Comparisons
Relationships
The Dark side
Living in the Present
Enjoying Life in the Slow Lane

Part Three - a new lane

New Directions
Purpose
Finding Meaning
Hope
A Closing Thought
The book is 88 pages plus cover. Post Polio groups, Arthritis Centres, the MS Society, Disability groups and Senior’s facilities are purchasing copies for their libraries and reading rooms for the benefit of clients and health care professionals.

Changing Lanes is available at a few select bookstores or it can be ordered from us directly. The book sells for $12.95 Can $10.95 US (if ordered before October 30, 1998 we will waive the usual $3.00 mailing charge).

Thank you for your time, Marjorie Rogers
E-mail: changing@pacificcoast.net
SFC inc
Box 5664
Victoria, B.C., Canada V8R 6S4

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