Frank's Arms: Stories and Lessons from a Caregiver and Patient Advocate
Frank's Arms follows a caregiver's journey through terminal illness into widowhood. Tragic, yet empowering and hopeful, the author's stories are interlaced with compassion, honor, dignity, and dedication. This thought-provoking memoir is filled with insights on advocacy and self-discovery.
Deborah Phelps is a professor of sociology at Fontbonne University and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Social Science. She holds an undergraduate degree in sociology from Washington University in St. Louis, two masters and a doctorate in medical sociology and social psychiatry from Yale University, and a master's degree in psychiatric epidemiology from Washington University's School of Medicine. She is an associate with the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.