Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging

Surviving the STRESS of Your Parents' Old Age
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
How to combat or prevent life crippling depression and how to traverse the mine fields of elder care such as: Is it time for our elder to hang up the car keys?, How to deal with hospital stays and doctor's appointments?, What happens if they get dementia?, Should they live with us, or a care facility?, How to deal with our loved ones belongs after they relocate to the nursing home or af
Obama, Oy Vey: The Wit and Wisdom of My 107-Year-Old Mother
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,080. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Author Steven Zwerling’s mother is 107, remembers Women’s Suffrage, supports same-sex marriage, thinks Chris Christie is popular because he’s fat and still believes no one’s exempt from following the Golden Rule. Zwerling chronicles conversations with his feisty mother and her equally plucky friends in this funny and heartwarming short story collection.
Live It Up Before You are Too Darn Old: Grappling with maturity and growth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,620. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Glen Greenway's latest book, Grappling with Maturity and Growth, has one thing in common with his previous books: an engaging writing-style, humour and loads of practical advice to guide you through the ageing process.
Retire to the Life You Love
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,920. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014 by Summertime Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Retire to the Life You Love invites you to embrace your future from the inside, out. Through its practical tools and real life examples, you gain clarity and confidence to be the unique individual you are and to do what is most important and joyful to you. This is a work of wisdom inspired by the author’s more than 25 years of experience facilitating the career transitions of thousands of people.
The Opinionated Old Cow: Ruminations from the Field
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,700. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
After a lifetime of enforced diplomatic conduct, Alena Schram has begun venting her opinions on subjects dear to the dicky hearts of baby boomers: from the perils of Facebook, the annoying tendencies of husbands who co-shop, and the defective rearing of grandchildren, to sports cars for the menopausal, bras that winch, and chin hairs with minds of their own.
Thrown Again into the Frazzle Machine: Poems of Grace, Hope, and Healing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,130. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
May these poems be a lifeboat, offering comfort, healing, inspiration, and hope. Although telling a personal story, aspects might express something you want to say or help someone you care about. I should tell you right off it has a very happy ending as I came through what seemed like a long black tunnel, “the only way out, is through….”
A Long and Winding Road: A Caregiver's Tale of Life, Love, and Chaos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,550. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Anaiah Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Linda Brendle takes you on a roller-coaster ride of emotional and spiritual challenges that many families are facing right now. Co-dependency, mental breakdowns, and finding love after divorce are just a few of the issues weaved into this journey of caregiving.
Life: The Next Phase
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,300. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Do you have a parent or loved one who is one the over 40 million seniors in the U.S.? If so, this book is for you. It is designed to help you navigate the most common issues of your aging parents or loved ones. It provides you with practical roadmaps that guide you through four of the situations they are likely to face.
The Best Senior Care Guide: Options for Your Loved Ones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
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.
Memphis Afternoons
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 64,770. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
A touching, sometimes hilarious memoir of the 1950s when southern propriety was giving way to bourbon, Elvis, and sexual discovery. With rueful wit the author artfully renders a youth of hunting and fishing giving way to brawls, debutante parties, and literary exploration. The story is told against a wistful background of the poignant portrayal of a father struck by Alzheimer's.
Getting Older and Golder
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,410. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Getting Older and Golder: Happiness and Health in Body, Mind, and Spirit in our Senior Years is about abundant living and loving in our journey into older age. You will find stories and reflections on material needs, partnership, physical and mental wellbeing, happiness, retirement, aloneness, precious time, staying safe, refreshing mind and spirit – and grandkids. A life guide with a difference.
Old Wives Tales: Living Our Lives - Becoming Ourselves Twenty-Five Women's Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,110. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Old Ain't A Dirty Word! At eighty-four, it's welcome news. Old Wives Tales, is Peg Mayo's seventeenth book. Old is defined as sixty-seven to the end of the game. This is a collaborative effort of many old women. The eldest participant is ninety-seven. Peg's forty years as a psychotherapist helped shape their wisdom entertainingly. Cover photos are from a while back.
Gracious Living on Social Security
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 45,370. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
Valerie Kent and her husband Rick prove that a golden-years marriage can be comfortable and exciting even on a fixed income. By carefully watching their money and spending time on research rather than cash on convenience, they live a comfortable life and travel well.
Alzheimer's Care - The Caregiver's Guide to Understanding Alzheimer's Disease & Best Practices to Care for People with Alzheimer's & Dementia
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 20,860. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by Living Plus Healthy Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Alzheimer's disease affects about 13 percent of individuals over the age of 65 & about 50 percent of those over age of 85. Near 15 million Americans spend their time caring for a person with Alzheimer’s dementia. "Alzheimer's Care" will teach you all you need to know about the signs & symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, how to care for your loved one, deal with your emotions, family life, & more.
Make Life Better for Seniors: More Than 1,200 Tips for Families and Caregivers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
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.
Three Score Years and Ten
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Artemis Publishers Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
This, Elizabeth Love's fifth published book, is a condensed profile of the man she met 14 years ago and a short record of their friendship.
Alzheimer's A Beginning Guide
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 77,290. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Alzheimer's A Beginning Guide gives families and caregivers needed intensive guidance and support with a structured approach to coping with Alzheimer's care giving. Alzheimer’s A Beginning Guide opens a gateway for the future of all care giving. Practical help for all caregivers.Written by a highly experienced Alzheimer's caregiver.
My Wife Has Alzheimer's
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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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.
Help! My Husband Just Retired
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,850. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A wife imagines her husband’s retirement as the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Finally they will have time to do all the things they never had time to do before. Enjoy exotic vacations, walk along the beach together at sunset, and more. After reality sets in, he comes home one day and says “I’m home…forever.” This humorous advice guide is from a wife who has been there.
Young and Old - From the books of the Bible
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
The subject of Young and Old, based on thematic studies conducted by Fernando D’Amico and Jacques Wisman, is proposed in this book as a themed walk through the passages of Scripture from the Old and New Testament. The relationship between being young and being old runs in time sensitive that computes the perennial flow of life.