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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.
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
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.
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.
Frances
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
I first met this Frances at a nursing home where my daddy lived for awhile before he died. She walked up to me in the hall and asked should she give them milk with their food. Next time she asked me to bring her a trouble-free "itty-bitty baby." And then I found out that this Frances was a serial kidnapper of other patients' baby dolls. She reminded me of that other Frances, my deceased mother.
The Alzheimers Alternative
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,210. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
The Alzheimer's Alternative is the book that anyone dealing with early Alzheimer's or dementia must-read! It gives you simple techniques that will not only reduce your risk of developing these conditions as well as information about supplements that have been shown to scientifically improve them should you already be developing them.
The Gate - Things my Mother told me.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010 by Inhousepress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Gate draws you in with subtlety, wit, compassion and faith. An intriguing and captivating look at the last sixty years of western culture that holds you even though we all know how her story is going to end. It will be of particular interest to people who experienced Alzheimer's or Dementia in their immediate family. "This is a jewel of a piece of writing…" [Kate Jones, USA]
Help! What Do I Do Now? Caring for Your Loved One with Alzheimer's
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,090. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
An award-winning guide for Alzheimer's caregivers with simple, efficient, practical tips to help you with everything from activities of daily living to laughter and enjoyable activities. Keep it handy to refer to specific sections as your loved one’s disease progresses and you face new situations. Learn how to care for your loved one and yourself and how to make the best of your time together
An Accident Waiting to Happen
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,960. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Extraordinarily engaging and sensitive, wringing one's emotions." (The Bookseller). A young woman disappears. Her partner Gregory, under suspicion from the police of having done her harm, is left to care for her son Tomas from a previous relationship. The race is on for Gregory to find the woman he loves before the authorities take Tomas away. How far would you go to protect the ones you love?
Dealing with Dementia
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
I have taken the time to document my exposure to dementia in the elderly solely in the hope that anyone who reads this might avoid the mistakes and missteps which I, and my family, might possibly have been able to be better informed about beforehand. My mother had both excellent legal advice, and she lived in a state which offered a program affording care to qualified residents.