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Multiple Sclerosis, an Enigma
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 40,150. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
The true story of a middle-aged woman being unexpectedly diagnosed with a young person's disease: multiple sclerosis. The journey to diagnosis and the reality of the treatment brought a premature end to her career as a public school teacher. Making decisions about disease modifying drugs and their side effect/benefit ratio; receiving the support of a loving spouse; questioning the diagnosis.
Surviving in the Sandwich Generation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
If you are in the Sandwich Generation, you are the one who is smack dab in the middle of raising/helping/caregiving at least 2 other generations, usually family members. The Sandwich "Generationers" are the unsung heros and heroines in life. This book gives you practical advice on how to cope.
The House Sitters How-to Handbook
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 21,370. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Travel the world affordably by house sitting. Full-time sitters Rick and Colleen Ray’s guide to creating impressive profiles and references, finding the best house sits internationally, successfully interviewing with a homeowner, and house sitting like a professional gives you the competitive edge. Web resources, checklists and tips for living on the road. Live your travel dreams house sitting!
My Wife Has Alzheimer's
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
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.
Grenfell Mission and People, Ice break-up, Mail boat, Mail plane, Medley of Photographs and Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) Air Transfers in Nain – Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1965-66
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Series: Photo Albums, Book 5 · Historical Photographs Nain-Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada · Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 980. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
A unique photo album of 116 historical photographs (with original captions) about Grenfell Mission and People, Ice break-up, Mail boat, Mail plane, Medley of Photographs and Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) Air Transfers in Nain – Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1965-66.
Accepting the Unacceptable Alone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,030. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The day after his thirty-ninth birthday JoAnn Flanery’s husband had a massive heart attack and died in her arms.  While trying to adjust to a new life alone and facing the unique challenges of raising a disabled daughter by herself, she moved across the country to get the special help needed for her child while fighting breast cancer herself.  Tears blend with laughter in this inspirational story.
Long Days, Last Days . . . a down-to-earth guide for those at the bedside
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family health
Called to the side of someone critically or chronically ill, what can you do, what will you say? With short alphabetical entries on 200 topics (Checklists, Mutual Peril, Sex, Waiting), LDLD advises on emergency and perplexity, noise and loss. Treating the full ecology of the bedside--its calendar and ethics, its terrain and emotional climate--LDLD empowers all caregivers in days tedious or trying.
Parenting A Parent: The Sequel to Accepting the Unacceptable Alone
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Parenting A Parent is an autobiographical story that begins when JoAnn’s mother, who has dementia, moves in with her. JoAnn found herself caring for her aging parent and her disabled daughter. This is the inspiring true story of what happened during the next five years of intensely difficult trials and hardships, the ultimate triumph of perseverance, love, and the strength that resides within us.
Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,370. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Open Books Press. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Bobbi Carducci’s life was about to change. Her ill father-in-law 's odd behavior was a mystery when he came to live with her and Mike. For the next seven years Bobbi did everything she could to save him from himself—while he tried to convince everyone that he didn’t need her and that she was crazy. Caregiver Bobbi took on “the system” and Rodger’s Schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease, dementia...
Becoming Mrs. Rogers: Learning to Live the Fragile X Way
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,720. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Becoming Mrs. Rogers is the true and heart-felt story of one couple's journey into acceptance following a devastating genetic diagnosis for both of their sons. Their story, its highs and lows entwined with its wisdom and compassion, has become a beacon of hope for thousands of families struggling with fragile X and other autism spectrum disorders.