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Mom Minus Dad: The Essential Resource Guide for Busy Adults with a Newly Widowed Parent
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,160. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Winner of 5 book awards including Writer’s Digest Magazine, Foreword Magazine, Mom’s Choice Awards, Indie Book Awards and Georgia Author of the Year Award Nominee, Mom Minus Dad is the only practical handbook available with 500+ resources and advice on ten parent loss topics. The author shares how she and her sister—both in their early 30's—found success and managed parent loss struggles.
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
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
Stories of Hope & Courage: Alzheimer's Disease
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You set the price! Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The following stories are based on the author's experiences working with Alzheimer's patients and reflect the resilience he saw on a daily basis. Joe Guse is a former comedian from Chicago who now works with and cares for the elderly while pursuing a career in clinical psychology.
Exit Strategy | Leaving this Life with Grace and Gratitude
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Price: $10.95 USD. Words: 45,590. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
Exit Strategy … Leaving this Life with Grace and Gratitude, is a book that takes a hard look at elder care in America through the eyes of one of its most charming and outspoken elders, a nursing home resident named Bee Landis. The book shakes up the status quo by courageously revealing the guilt, shame and fear of millions of baby boomers that are dealing with aging ...
The Jewel of Genoa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
From "Matters Familiar." A retired cowgirl and her best friend resort to drugs, kidnapping, and interstate flight to escape the nursing home and reclaim their lives.
We Don't Know Where You've Been, Mr. Jones
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
In an effort to help an aging population retain their independence as long as possible, an entire village has been set up with sensors and bumpers, high-tech devices to track and protect those who wander. But there are some things you just can't catch and choices you have to make.
40 Life Enhancing Tips for your Aging Parents
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
40 tips with resources and information to assist you in caring for aging parents and senior adults in these areas: Caregiving, Finances, Assessments, Legal Matters, Residential Options, Medical Issues, Services, Family Dynamics
Finding Frances
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,440. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Finding Frances is a powerful exploration of medical ethics and family loyalties in the 21st century. Fiction based on true events. "How does each person want to live? How would they want to die? Van Dyck brings these questions smoothly to the surface without ever pushing an agenda or setting up arguments." (The Washington Times)
A Caregivers Guide to Living with an Elderly Parent
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
When the responsibility of caring for an elderly parent falls to you, there are bound to be problems. This book details many useful ideas for making living with an elderly parent easier and less stressful. If you worry about your elderly parent each time you have to leave them home alone, then the tips found here could save you many sleepless nights.
Caring for Aging Parents
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Caring for aging parents can be challenging. With the right tools and information for both adult child and their parents, the caring process can be easier, less stressful, less time consuming and more joyful. The desire is for parents to continue to live as independently as possible in their own home and to help them with the challenges that aging causes.