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8 Residential Alternatives for Independent Living for Aging
By Tonia Boterf
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Many people have no idea what options are available if aging parents cannot continue to live in the current home. This guide includes how to assess and decide which residential option is the 'right' one, and how to assist the parent(s)' move so it is smoother, more organized, and easier for everyone.
Water Aerobics
By J.C. Bowman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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.
The Dying Place
By D. Alexander Ward
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
In the twilight of his years, Howard Martin makes a final journey to his family home in the Blue Ridge Mountains, where he intends to die on his own terms. Not long after he arrives, however, it becomes clear to him that he is not alone. Something dark and otherworldly has claimed the mountainside for its own and has taken a keen interest in the lonely old man.
The Silver Threads of Time: A SilverShadows Book
By Helen Jane Chihal
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 78,450. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Fiction
For the women of SilverShadows, menopause isn't just another stage of life, their falling hormones show them who they were destined to be. This fast-paced action story chronicles the adventures of a group of older women bound together by genetic changes inserted into their cells thousands of years ago during a pandemic.
The Alchemy of You
By Patricia O'Connell
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 44,000. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Now every woman can take advantage of the same secrets of body chemistry that keep phenomenal women looking and feeling their youthful best. These secrets have been gathered from some of the most enlightened sources around the world and are presented here in one easy-to-use reference.
Aging In America: One Healthcare Worker's Perspective
By Linda Schlenker
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Aging in America was written to assist seniors, their families, and the people who care for seniors. Information is critical when making choices about health care.
Grow Old With Me
By Melinda Evaul
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,700. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
A modern day Beauty and the Beast meet in their fifties when a disfigured carpenter becomes a long-term guest in the western-style tourist town of Love Valley, NC. Benjamin Pruitt plans to repair the church before retiring to a solitary life. Sarah Campbell longs for freedom since her task as caregiver has ended. Can they piece the tattered remnants of their lives into a beautiful design?
A Blaze of Glory
By Bruce Coville
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
A young man, unemployed and rootless, comes home to help his grandmother through her last days. As her memory peels away, so that the present is dim but the past grows ever more vivid, she tells him the strange story of the magical event that shaped her youth. He is drawn in by her tale, and longs to believe. But it couldn't possibly be true . . . or could it?
Dare-Devilish and Divine
By Arthur Weil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
Arthur Weil's poems explore happiness, philosophy, love and aging. This book is a tribute to the spirit of living, being and aging gracefully. “Often, I remind myself, “How lucky I am to be alive!” At the young age of ten I escaped the claws of the Nazis. I dedicate this book to the 9 million who perished in the Nazi concentration camps between 1934 and 1945." - Arthur Weil
Questions They Don't Want You To Ask When Looking For An Assisted Living Facility
By Simone Sullivan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
If you want to be safe and secure in your Assisted Living Facility, you have to ask the right questions. This book will guide you in what to look for and what to ask before you make this very important decision.