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My Wife Has Alzheimer's
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Price: $2.99 USD. 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.
Yes, There is the Possibility That I Might Die ...Someday (A Lighthearted Workbook)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,770. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
(5.00 from 1 review)
Call me crazy, but when I die I would rather choose how it's all going to go, at least one last time.It would be just swell to save those relatives and friends all those crabby hours, and bad decisions regarding my funeral, memorial service, wake, or whatever else I want to have happen to me after I bid adieu.
Navigating the Retirement Jungle
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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.
Grey Nomads
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Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
This short story (1631 words) is about the strong bond between two grey nomads driving around the vast continent of Australia and how they deal with death when it interrupts their travel.
Dementia Diary, A Caregiver's Journal
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,800. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
(3.00 from 1 review)
For 15 years, Robert Tell was his widowed Mom's caregiver as her mind and personality disappeared into the fog of dementia. He tells the tale with compassion and humor in this full length, fast moving memoir. His lesson: Caregiver burnout can be helped. If you are watching your loved one vanish into the sinkhole of Alzheimer's Disease (or another dementia), "Dementia Diary" will lift your spirit
Castor Bean Seeds
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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.