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Navigating the Retirement Jungle
By Dave Bernard
Price: Free! Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
(4.00 from 1 review)
An instructive guide to plan and prepare yourself to live a fulfilling retirement life focused on the often overlooked non-financial side of things. Learn how to keep busy, stay engaged and healthy, accept aging, discover your passions and find fulfillment living your second act. If you are serious about living a fulfilling retirement you need to start planning now.
My Wife Has Alzheimer's
By J. Wesley Sullivan
Price: Free! Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The personal journey of J. Wesley Sullivan as he became the caretaker for his wife, Elsie. After fifty years of marriage, Elsie slowly succumbed to Alzheimer's, and Wes -- a newspaperman -- wrote journals to help himself deal with the growing pressures of her condition. He combined those journals into this book, hoping it could help others facing a similarly devastating situation.
Before Your Parents Move In
By Carmen Blair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
A practical guide to caregiving.
Castor Bean Seeds
By Janice Daugharty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 560. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities
(3.00 from 1 review)
A young bride in 1963, my friendly new neighbors showered me with Castor Bean seeds. Nobody knew then that the seeds contained Ricin. They were just tall exotic plants, free for the sharing. Later I learned how toxic the seeds are and wondered how many had been carried downstream to Florida by the Alapaha River. But that was a different time--that was before the grasshopper became a burden.
Frances
By Janice Daugharty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
I first met this Frances at a nursing home where my daddy lived for awhile before he died. She walked up to me in the hall and asked should she give them milk with their food. Next time she asked me to bring her a trouble-free "itty-bitty baby." And then I found out that this Frances was a serial kidnapper of other patients' baby dolls. She reminded me of that other Frances, my deceased mother.
I Remember
By Ankit Kochhar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 470. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
poem about different perspective of life we play, we learn, we dance, we sing, but the life has more whole throughout life we gain pain, sorrow, but carry on our life we do or work sincerely and sacrifice our life for others but no one remember us for a moment
Night Of The Colonoscopy - A Horror Story (sort of)
By Dan Alatorre
Series: Savvy Stories, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,990. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
“Colonoscopy? You turn 50 and all of a sudden they want to stick a TV camera up your rear end. Terrific.” These are the humorous musings of a guy starting to get a little older and being realistic about it, trying to have fun in life while still setting good example for his 3-year old daughter, and living up his expectations of himself and while keeping a humorous outlook at life.
Water Aerobics
By J.C. Bowman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Bethsheba gives us another awesome short- short story---Water Aerobics.This time we get some thought-provoking commentary on how messed up our health care system is, how we fail to have trained, competent direct care workers because we don't pay them adequate wages.