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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
Senior Days: Insightful Tales and No-Nonsense Help from the Frontlines of Eldercare
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 37,120. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family health
Colleen Nicol's experiences as an in-home caregiver are often humorous, always poignant and sometimes sad. In the flick of a sentence, these tales jump from moments of high drama to sparks of laugh-out-loud hilarity. You'll meet the 94-year-old gigolo, the blind lady who could suddenly see, and the woman who couldn't stop shopping.
The Practical Caregiver's Rules for Happy Holidays: How to Survive the Big Season of Celebrations Without Completely Losing Your Mind #6
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Series: Practical Caregiver Guide, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
The holidays can be stressful for caregivers. "The Practical Caregiver's Rules for Happy Holidays" is about making it work for you and your loved one. First rule? It's okay to break the rules to fit your situation. Toss out the guilt trip. Forget about being perfect. Relax. You have to do what works for you and your loved one. Put the joy back into the holidays and the twinkle back in your eye.
The Practical Caregiver's Guide to Basic Care: How to Help Someone You Love #1
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Series: Practical Caregiver Guide, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Are you a new caregiver, unsure of what your job is? The Practical Caregiver's Guide to Basic Care will help you understand not only how to take care of your loved one, but also yourself. Make the care you provide fit the real needs of the person needing help.
The Practical Caregiver's Guide to Cancer Care: How to Help Someone You Love #2
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Series: Practical Caregiver Guide, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Are you a new caregiver, unsure of what your job is for your loved one with cancer? The Practical Caregiver's Guide to Cancer Care will help you understand not only how to take care of your loved one, but also yourself. Make the care you provide fit the real needs of the person needing help.
The Practical Caregiver's Guide to Home Hospice Care: How to Help Someone You Love #3
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Series: Practical Caregiver Guide, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Are you a caregiver for someone who needs home hospice, unsure of what your job is for your loved one at the end of life? The Practical Caregiver's Guide to Home Hospice Care will help you understand not only how to take care of your loved one, but also yourself. Make the care you provide fit the real needs of the person needing help.
An Old Chick Named Hazel
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Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
"An Old Chick Named Hazel" is a compilation of practical tips for helping seniors to live independently. It includes tips on getting around in the kitchen to storage ideas and tips for keeping in touch when the children don’t live nearby. It is an especially good read for caregivers and people who worry about an older parent that lives alone at home.
Making Your Difficult Move Exceptional!
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
This book provides help for individuals and families in transition because of age related factors. Some people work with relocation specialists or geriatric care managers. This book helps you to think of the kinds of things these professionals typically help with. Use to prepare yourself to guide the process or to DIY.
The Practical Caregiver's Guide to Caregiver Support: How to Help Yourself #4
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Series: Practical Caregiver Guide, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Are you a new caregiver, unsure of what your job is? The Practical Caregiver's Guide to Caregiver Support will help you understand how to take care of yourself while you are caring for your loved one. Learn to build a resource list that enables you to provide better care without losing yourself in the process. Treat yourself like a professional and build a team to help you.
Make Life Better for Seniors: More Than 1,200 Tips for Families and Caregivers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
For the 54 million Americans who currently care for aging parents and loved ones, this important resource provides essential information for solving day-to-day problems in the real world.