There is comfort in knowing that other bright people are in the same, difficult place as we are, when we are dealing with becoming caregivers for our parents. This book goes through the myriad of issues that one encounters and the honest emotions that will subsume you at times. It offers practical information about Medicaid and Medicare and how those programs work. Perhaps, more important is the insight into what the aging parent is going through. Wouldn’t you like to know how to avoid pitfalls that we do not need to fall into? It is a worth a read, and you can scan over parts that seem too detailed and personal to the author.