Books tagged: alzheimers

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I BE DAMN
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Price: Free! Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Cal Wallace is ocked into an unhappy marriage. His brothers feel his pain. Cal develops early alzheimers. In an uncanny sequence of events, with all the sugary existence and proper behavior that the South exhudes, Mary Lou Wallace puts her husband away. The brothers discover that their brother Cal is less gone "south" than thought.
Waves
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Price: $29.95 USD. Words: 173,580. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Waves, a post-modern über-Faust, weaves together action, drama, romance, and science in global setting where the melding of good and evil yields shocking consequences. An epic, a technothriller, a psychological drama, a scientific dialogue: there’s something in Waves for everyone and, yes, something of everyone in Waves.
LOST LETTER
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,270. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
RT Rating: 4½ Stars Category: MAINSTREAM FICTION Publisher: BOOKSURGE Published: March 2009 Type: Mainstream Fiction Mulligan's stunning debut is impossible to put down. Using a series of flashbacks, it tells a beautiful love story and builds to a dramatic conclusion that touches the heart and soul. Summary: When Mary's mother, Maggie, reveals that she has cancer and only a short time to l
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
How to Communicate with Alzheimer's - A Practical Guide and Workbook for Families
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 17,490. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
If you are living with someone who has Alzheimer's,other related dementias, confusion or memory loss, you know how difficult just the simple act of communication can be between you and your loved one. This book can help.
A Timely Death
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Price: Free! Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Grace has a gorgeous home in the hills of Southern California, a loving husband and two grown daughters. But just as Grace begins to enjoy her newfound freedom, her kids and grandchildren move back into the house. Then, when her father dies suddenly, she must care for her ailing mother. Grace reaches her emotional brink, and the family is forced to make a controversial decision.
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.
Forced Retirement
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
What if Alzheimer's disease struck the World's Mightiest Hero? Gripped by dementia, godlike Epitome tears apart a city. Will his madness destroy the entire world? Not if his heroic daughter, Hericane, can recruit the one big gun who stands a chance in Hell of stopping him. But the battle of the century between the super-charged titans might just kick-start the Apocalypse instead of stopping it.
Redemption and Ashes, Book One
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Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Seven literary short stories of the dark side of life: a philosophy professor at the edge of madness married to a woman with Alzheimers; the biography of a mafia soldier; a man whose first affair is an incestuous encounter with his beloved aunt; the story of a fifty year "affair" that lasted just one summer; the story of a man who accidentally shoots himself and whose last thought is rape.
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 » Plays & Screenplays » 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.