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Changing Minds
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Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Essay » Sociology
THis is a didactic narration written in an amusing way, which captivates the reader from start to finish on a rapid pace journey twisting and turning with imagery. It explains the lifespan development of neuronal (nerve) paths and the effect on the aging mind. Helpful for teaching people awareness of Ageism and an understanding of how to prevent it.
The Spirit in the Ink
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A lonely old tattoo artist gets a mysterious call in the middle of the night. A customer needs a tattoo urgently. The tattooist agrees, but when the customer arrives, he brings a strange aura with him, a mixture of danger and mystery. The tattoo artist recognizes death when he sees it, and before he finishes with this client, he will see a lot more of death than he ever thought possible.
The Mirror
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Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Growing old does not mean you have to give up your dreams... does it? With the help of an ancient mysterious object, one woman finds out. This is a 600 word short story.
Second Childhood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,310. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011 by Sadie Books. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Manish Patel, physical therapist, lecturer, and author, tackles the subject of aging and caring for our parents. Wouldn’t it be great if we could love and care for them as they age with grace, knowing we are there for them as they were for us? Second Childhood will inspire you to build stronger bonds with those who are near you.
Gumshoe Granny Investigates: A Bess Bullock Retirement Home Mystery
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Series: Bess Bullock Retirement Home Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,900. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011 by Cozy Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Bess Bullock, the Gumshoe Granny, investigates mysteries at the Honey Hills Retirement Home.
Body, Mind & Spirit: The Awakening (Day 10:I Believe the Seniors Are Our Future)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Every day of our life we are given a choice to grow older or grow stronger. Which one will you choose today? God willing, all of us will have a very long and productive life that allows us to see our kids develop gray hair as a result of the stress their kids and grandkids put them through. However, in order to grow old, we must first live well now.
Ten Christmas Miracles
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,800. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
This unique collection of short Christmas stories from around the world will delight and touch you with their authenticity and sensitivity. Ten marvellous holiday stories about people as diverse as - a Dutch missionary in africa; a bullied Spanish priest in Rome and a poor young Indian girl given an unexpected Christmas gift. All with a touch of magic, to 'warm the cockles of the heart!'
He Doesn't Belong: a short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When the old man moves into the assisted living center, he thinks his kids are just shunting him aside to get rid of him. What use is he anyway when he can no longer live alone? But an old companion--his harmonica--might be the key to building a new life.
Pensions, Population, and Prosperity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Acton Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Education / Adult
In both developed and developing nations, old age security is a concern of the utmost importance. Wealthy nations face ailing government pension systems, while less developed nations struggle to construct viable mechanisms for assisting the needy elderly.
Ross
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Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A short story on how the economy has affected some of the elderly in our community.