Recently friends recommended a book by Jane Gross, A Bittersweet Season: Caring for Our Aging Parents ~ and Ourselves. Here is a list from the book's description on Amazon.com of some topics covered:
Finding Our Better Selves
The Myth of Assisted Living
The Vestiges of Family Medicine
The Best Doctors Money Can Buy
The Biology, Sociology, and Psychology of Aging
To see the whole description or buy the book, click here.