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The Enduring Human Spirit: Thought-Provoking Stories on Caring for Our Elders
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Price: $12.80 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010 by Idyll Arbor. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Charles Tindell writes about the lives of real people. He then asks us to ponder thought-provoking questions about the meaning of these lives (and the meaning of our own lives as we grow older). We have many questions to answer: How do we deal with our parents’ aging and our own aging? What keeps a person’s spirit alive and growing?
Leading Chaos: An Essential Guide to Conflict Management, Revised Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,800. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Leading Chaos explores safety based Goal-Oriented Intervention, which provides the baseline protocol for the professional and non-professional intervener. The goals for each stage of conflict management have been fine-tuned and will help interveners succeed in answering that age-old question asked during a flash-point crisis ‘What should I do?' It takes the guesswork out of conflict management.
Death As A Salesman: What's Wrong With Assisted Suicide
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 41,280. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Recognized as one of the definitive handbooks in the battle against assisted suicide, this clearly written analysis examines the issue from numerous perspectives. Chapters include: The story of Jack Kevorkian; the history of the Hemlock Society; real answers to pain and depression; hospice care; medical ethics; the social history of assisted suicide; and much more.
21st Century Essential Guide to HUD Programs and Housing Grants – Volume Two, Major Programs, Housing for the Elderly (Section 202) and Disabled (Section 811), Homeless Assistance, Applications
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,780. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social services
Federal documents on HUD programs and housing grants - provides extensive information on housing grants and programs: * Housing for the Elderly (Section 202) Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program for very low-income persons 62 years of age or older. Homeless Assistance Continuum of Care (CoC) to assist homeless persons to move to permanent housing; plus much more.
Hand and Space: A Captain Brian Saber story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Sometimes the elderly can make a real difference when given a chance. Captain Brian Saber must recruit a ninety-one-year-old discredited scientist to help save all of humanity from a deadly attack by aliens deep in space. Science fiction with a human touch.
A Dark Night
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A elderly man drags himself into a pharmacy late at night. The only employee present is a young man. A power failure locks them in the store. Then someone else enters unannounced.
The Old Man and the Dog
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
An elderly widower finds a dog on his walk in the woods. The two become companions as the man cares for the dog and the dog watches the man.
Dietary Tales
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Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Dietary Aide Aaron experiences the first half hour of his shift. Working at an assisted living facility or old folks home is never easy. During this particular shift Aaron finds obstacles in coworkers who hate him, residents who don't like their food and residents who have important stories to tell.
A Caregivers Guide to Living with an Elderly Parent
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
When the responsibility of caring for an elderly parent falls to you, there are bound to be problems. This book details many useful ideas for making living with an elderly parent easier and less stressful. If you worry about your elderly parent each time you have to leave them home alone, then the tips found here could save you many sleepless nights.
Perception
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Marie Moore, 62 years old, wakes up in a dark world, devoid of light or images. She visits all sorts of specialists, who eventually, jointly, diagnose her with a psychological disorder. However, it will quickly become clear that the specialists were wrong…