Books tagged: dementia in the elderly

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Air People
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Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Category: Essay » Literature
Recorded for NPR by Janice Daugharty I was at first shocked by the sheer mass of scurrying humanity at Hartsfield International Airport, in Atlanta, Georgia. All alone under one roof, yet not a foot apart from each other. Nobody spoke to me. Then I wondered what would happen if I actually tried to strike up a conversation with somebody...
When Your Mama Calls You Mama
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,570. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
The story of my mama with dementia who lived with me for the last six years of her life. Parenting your parent is difficult. Here are some helpful tips and statistics.
In Plain Sight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Elmer is a nursing home resident who has dementia and terrorizes the other patients on the floor. Elmer is reliving his younger days in his mind and goes hunting, in reality he is hunting on the nursing home floor.
Alzheimer's Disease Primer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 500. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Left unchecked, sufferers of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias are expected to increase are expected to increase in epidemic proportions. There is no known cure, and little is understood definitively about the cause of Alzheimer's disease, which afflicts about 4 million Americans. This number is expected to increase to a staggering 14 million people in the next 50 years.
Celestrina and the Wee Door to Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
A little blue butterfly, Celestrina, leads two sensitive, young sisters to an old hemlock tree with a thick root that grew up, over and back down to form a tiny door on a path that meanders up the side of a mountain. Once on the other side of the "wee door to life," the girls hear and see aspects of life as shared by others hiking up and down the path to the home of a famous writer and poet.
The Best Senior Care Guide: Options for Your Loved Ones
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
A Daughter's Journey as a Senior Care Professional - Action plans for aging parent’s medical needs in elder care, dementia, and hospice. Here is never before published insider information on how to approach and persuade your loved ones, the actual costs involved, personal interviews about aging, and helpful tips on the many options in the senior care maze for an industry in transition.