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Assisted Living: An Insider's View
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,240. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
What is it like to live in assisted living? The available literature (slick brochures, dry professional surveys) is of little help to prospective residents who want a preview of the experience. This book is a unique combination of personal impressions, observations of fellow residents and descriptions of day-to-day operations. And it is written by a resident who is also a trained psychologist.
Fast Track for Caregivers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,880. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Rosstrum Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Many people become caregivers at one time or another. Whether your task is the care of a special needs child or an ill, injured, or elderly person, the responsibility is daunting. The hardest part of being a caregiver is not having the information you need to make appropriate decisions. Fast Track for Caregivers will empower you, reduce stress, and preserve your sanity.
Nursing Home Life - Life In Stonegate Villa Nursing Home And Rehabilitation Center From The Patients Point Of View
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,280. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014 by Guy Humphries. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
How will YOU react to being ordered into a nursing home occupied by disabled Come walk through her experience as you are blessed by his compelling journal penned by Frances Kilcrease, a lifelong resident of Ashley County, AR who was forced into a nursing home for rehabilitation after surgery for a cracked vertebrea. This fascinating journal relates her affirmitive depiction of her experience.
Carers Need Help and Support Too: One Woman’s Personal Journey through the Sacrifice of Caring
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,080. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Carers Need Help and Support Too: One Woman’s Personal Journey through the Sacrifice of Caring is one woman’s story about life as a carer. The ups and downs, trials and tribulations, pain and exhaustion of caring while trying to run two businesses and make something of herself in the hope of a half way decent future.
Choosing a Nursing Home and Living With Your Choice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Making the decision to place a loved one in a nursing home can be overwhelming. This booklet can help you choose the best facility for your needs, and lots of tips to make the nursing home experience the best it can be. Based on years of practical nursing experience in various facilities and written by a Registered Nurse. Nursing Homes aren't BAD-just different. The years spent there CAN be good!
AGING IN AMERICA: What you NEED TO KNOW about navigating our healthcare system
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 21,630. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
Aging in America can be a confusing venture for many families. This practical resource guide book helps navigate the choices that seniors and their families face as they age in America. It includes helpful tips on choosing Physicians, Insurance providers, senior housing, mental health help, and accessing a veteran’s benefits.
The Best Senior Care Guide: Options for Your Loved Ones
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
A Daughter's Journey as a Senior Care Professional - Action plans for aging parent’s medical needs in elder care, dementia, and hospice. Here is never before published insider information on how to approach and persuade your loved ones, the actual costs involved, personal interviews about aging, and helpful tips on the many options in the senior care maze for an industry in transition.
Aged Care - The complete Australian guide
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,570. Language: Australian English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Val Nigol is a Financial Planner and Chartered Accountant with more than 35 years experience in the financial services industry. His new book 'Aged Care - the complete Australian guide' is considered the most authoritative aged care text available and provides a how-to-guide to accessing and maximising aged care whether that be in your own home or in a nursing home. A must read!
The Accidental Caregiver's Survival Guide
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,380. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
The Accidental Caregiver's Survival Guide gives caregivers the roadmap to caregiving without regret. Inside you will learn practical tips, tools, and coping strategies to recharge your caregiving energy so you can revitalize your own life while you care for your loved one.
Good Long Term Care How to Find It, Get IT, and Pay for It.
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Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 42,530. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
With more than 20 years experience in elder law, attorney Carl B. Zacharia shares with you the most important elements of long term care that you must know in order to find, get and pay for Good Long Term Care. Secrets about the Medicaid payment system as well as Veterans Benefits are explored and explained. The book is a wealth of nuggets of information to protect yourself and your loved one.
Make Life Better for Seniors: More Than 1,200 Tips for Families and Caregivers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
For the 54 million Americans who currently care for aging parents and loved ones, this important resource provides essential information for solving day-to-day problems in the real world.
How to Manage Family Illness at Home
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
“This sensitive and compassionate book…concentrates on the patient rather than the illness. It is immensely readable and interesting because it is illustrated with many personal stories. Gill Pharaoh gives us hope and brings out the best in human nature which sometimes happens when people are faced with a real crisis.” Tony Benn
Living With Dentures
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Series: Terry Talks, Book 8 · DENTISTS/ORAL CARE, Book 2 · DENTISTS/ORAL CARE, TT-LWD. Price: Free! Words: 23,890. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Oral health
Why I Wrote This Book SUMMARY You may say to me: “All of this talk about teeth, dentists and dentures is more than I want to know!” That may be but because I want to help you PLEASE keep in mind this fact: the more you know about how to take care of your natural teeth the more money you will save in dentist’s fees. Fact: wearing a denture changes your life. Avoid dentures, Order this book today.
Science for Seniors
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Price: $22.40 USD. Words: 54,950. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Idyll Arbor. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Science for Seniors shows activity leaders how to provide stimulating science activities that provide both entertainment and enlightenment, as part of a life-long learning process. Contains basic science information and hands-on programs that activity directors or therapists can use with seniors of all intellectual and physical abilities.
Open A Window- Alzheimer's Caregiver Handbook
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,490. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Million of people have Alzheimer's disease and millions more are going to have AD. That means millions of caregivers need to know how to cope with this disease. Fay Risner's book gives caregivers in the home and health fields insight about why people act the way they do and how to handle different situations. Risner's experience comes from years as a CNA and ten years of taking care of her father.
Be Nice to Me—I Pick Your Nursing Home! How to Provide for Your Parent’s Care without Going to the Poorhouse or the Nuthouse
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Price: $14.97 USD. Words: 62,160. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Yale Hauptman is a practicing elder law attorney. For over 15 years, he has personally helped thousands of seniors and their families plan for the complicated journey through the long term care system. Yale and his wife, Laurie, live and share a law practice in Northern New Jersey.
Why Wait? The Baby Boomers' Guide to Preparing Emotionally, Financially, and Legally for a Parent's Death
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,250. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
A comprehensive handbook for Baby Boomers and family caregivers, highlighting the crucial conversations siblings and their aging parents must have to avoid falling into a quagmire of legal, financial, and medical decisions.
Caregiver Survival 101: Strategies to Manage Problematic Behaviors Presented in Individuals with Dementia
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,440. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011 by PHC Publishing Group | PESI HealthCare. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Dementia can be debilitating and life-altering – not only for the person with the disease, but also for family members and caregivers. This book was written to help these caregivers and family members better understand dementia and its effects, so they can proactively avert or lessen problematic behaviors while maintaining a climate of respect and compassion.
True Calling - Inspirational Stories and Resources for Caregiviers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Laura Marie writes straight from the heart with her true stories about her experiences in care-giving. A must read for everyone, especially caregivers and family members of the elderly and disabled. Includes tips and invaluable resources in all aspects of care-giving. Share your care-giving story and add your comments at: http://www.TrueCallingBook.com
21st Century Understanding Cancer Toolkit: Coping with Advanced Cancer - Metastatic Cancer, Caregiver Support, Palliative Care and Hospice, Advance Directives, End-of-Life Care, Pain Control, Grief
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 237,510. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
This massive guide, with over 600 pages and 23 chapters, has authoritative information and practical advice from the nation's cancer experts about advanced cancer, with valuable information for patients, families, and caregivers about every aspect of metastatic disease.