Summary: This groundbreaking work, written for both professional and volunteer caregivers, combines an inspiring view of helpers and helping with a focus on meeting the challenges of caregiving. It provides exercises, activities, and specific strategies for more successful caregiving, increased personal growth, and effective stress management. The author explores the theory and practice of helping. He includes numerous case examples and verbatim disclosures of fellow caregive ...show morers that powerfully convey the joys and sorrows of the helper's journey. This book has been cited as a "Book of the Year" by the American Journal of Nursing.