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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.
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.
Down the Memory Hole
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Series: Children (ages 9-12). Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,640. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Death & Dying
Summer vacation sucks when 12-year-old Buzz shares his room with a grandpa who has Alzheimer’s disease and his parents forbid him to associate with his best friend. The idea of giving up Mitch is bad enough. But how can he relate to an old man who wears adult diapers and thinks dog biscuits are people cookies? Someone who could die in the night and scare Buzz right out of puberty! (Ages 12 & up)
Law and the Search for Community
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This enduring study of law and organizations that change the community--the core relations of citizen and state--takes aim at real problems that resonate today and the limits of bureaucracy: health care, medical consent, pollution, special ed, care for the elderly and poor. A recognized sociolegal classic by a UCLA law prof, first published by Penn Press, now in digital edition with 2010 Foreword.
Exit Strategy | Leaving this Life with Grace and Gratitude
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Price: $10.95 USD. Words: 45,590. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
Exit Strategy … Leaving this Life with Grace and Gratitude, is a book that takes a hard look at elder care in America through the eyes of one of its most charming and outspoken elders, a nursing home resident named Bee Landis. The book shakes up the status quo by courageously revealing the guilt, shame and fear of millions of baby boomers that are dealing with aging ...
The Nursing Home Fugitive
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,910. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
WWII veteran Clive Parisi lives moment-to-moment. A stroke took away his ability to remember. He runs away from the nursing home and embarks on the best journey of his life. A cast of weird, wonderful, disabled characters help him adapt. He takes up painting as a way to communicate and proves that, despite overwhelming obstacles, he can still decide what becomes of him.
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
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.
Grieving Futures: How I Survived the Deaths of My Parents, My Home, and My Future
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
My parents both died when I was in my mid-twenties, leaving me alone, homeless and penniless. The experience derailed my life at all levels, and I spent many years resigned to my grief. After a major emotional breakdown, I finally started the long journey to discovering my own life. This book is a hopeful reflection on that process. I hope it inspires and comforts other adult orphans.
Scattershot
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,310. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011 by Seedpod Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fed up with low-paying, menial jobs that infringe on his boozy, loafing lifestyle, Wicker sets off on a road trip to Las Vegas, where the drinks are free, the slots are loose, and a megajackpot could solve his problems forever. On his pilgrimage he finds exactly what he wasn't looking for in Edna, a wayward geriatric with an agenda of her own.