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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.
Choosing Childcare
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Choosing Childcare offers the original, detailed, concise, practical guidance on selecting childcare. Provides essential answers to best services. Includes information, checklists, potential arrangements, interviewing, understanding choices, tips on selection, pros and cons, planning budget, resources, schedules and more.
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.
The Enduring Human Spirit: Thought-Provoking Stories on Caring for Our Elders
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Price: $12.80 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010 by Idyll Arbor. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Charles Tindell writes about the lives of real people. He then asks us to ponder thought-provoking questions about the meaning of these lives (and the meaning of our own lives as we grow older). We have many questions to answer: How do we deal with our parents’ aging and our own aging? What keeps a person’s spirit alive and growing?
Memories, An Alzheimer's Story
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Price: Free! Words: 31,320. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Memories is the heart-wrenching story of a family facing the realization that their most beloved family member is suffering from Alzheimer's disease. A disease that robs each person of their health, their dignity, and their memories.
True Calling - Inspirational Stories and Resources for Caregiviers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Laura Marie writes straight from the heart with her true stories about her experiences in care-giving. A must read for everyone, especially caregivers and family members of the elderly and disabled. Includes tips and invaluable resources in all aspects of care-giving. Share your care-giving story and add your comments at: http://www.TrueCallingBook.com
Caregiver Survival 101: Strategies to Manage Problematic Behaviors Presented in Individuals with Dementia
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,440. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011 by PHC Publishing Group | PESI HealthCare. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Dementia can be debilitating and life-altering – not only for the person with the disease, but also for family members and caregivers. This book was written to help these caregivers and family members better understand dementia and its effects, so they can proactively avert or lessen problematic behaviors while maintaining a climate of respect and compassion.
Kicking Cancer's Ass: A Light-Hearted Guide to the Fight of Your Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
Written by a cancer survivor and patient advocate, Kicking Cancer's Ass is about dealing with one of life's greatest challenges with all the support and knowledge you need. Overflowing with tips, helpful hints, and humour. Kicking Cancer's Ass can help you get more out of your doctor, set up your support system, beat the 4 am blues and much more. Includes 3 bonus chapters: A Guide for Caregivers.
Professor Cromer Learns to Read: A Couple’s New Life after Brain Injury
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,500. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
When a harrowing heart attack and cardiac arrest robbed Alan's brain of vital oxygen, he lost his abilities to read, write, walk, talk, think, and remember. In a flash, the successful physics professor became a brain injury survivor struggling to relearn everything he once knew. So began a seven year journey of intensive rehabilitation, combined with shaping a new identity, marriage, and life.