“Read this book before you believe you will need it and keep it readily available for when you do.” —Patrick O’Malley, PhD, author of Getting Grief Right: Finding Your Story of Love in the Sorrow of Loss
“Graceful Exit will empower readers at a time when they feel most vulnerable. This book is an important contribution to the literature on how to optimize one’s quality of life at every stage.” —Julie Silver, MD, associate professor and associate chair, department of physical medicine and rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School; author of Life After Stroke
“In Graceful Exit, Dr. Ferrer smooths out life’s rockiest roads with authentic compassion and practical directives gleaned from his bedside experiences. Graceful Exit meets your loved one and you where you are and guides you the rest of the journey.” —Jeffrey L. Brown, PsyD, ABPP, assistant clinical professor, department of psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; author of The Winner’s Brain, The Runner’s Brain, and Chicken Soup for the Soul’s Think Positive for Great Health
Here, you’ll learn the essential steps for preparing for the death of someone you care for in a way tailored to their unique situation. Through checklists, plans, and step-by-step instructions reflecting his years of experience supporting patients and their families, Dr. Ferrer offers clear and compassionate guidance for anyone tasked with managing the end-of-life care of a loved one.
It’s been said that the role of a leader is to keep hope alive. Dr. Ferrer is keeping hope alive for many with his new approaches and his constant striving to learn so that he can teach.”
M. General USA (R) Bernard Loeffke, PhD – President of Helping Others Today