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The Ladies of Low Arvie - Living the Farming Dream
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 90,120. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How twenty-four cows became 'The Ladies of Low Arvie'. In 2002 Richard and I bought a 120 acre wet and boggy farm called Low Arvie in SW Scotland. We arrived at the farm with no experience and no equipment. This is the story of the twenty months from the day we first saw the farm, how we dealt with the many challenges we faced, to the successful birth of our first batch of home bred calves.
Life with the Ladies of Low Arvie
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The sequel to 'The Ladies of Low Arvie', this book tells the story of Low Arvie farm life from 2004 to 2010 in which we faced many more challenges on our Scottish farm and almost saw the end of our dream. More tales from the cow shed are interspersed with my journey to fulfil my dream to gain a University degree and the continuation of my filial duties to my mother, now ninety-two years of age.
Mom Can't Live Alone Anymore
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,620. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Balancing work and family
Kathy Wilson was a loving daughter and wanted to do the right thing when it became apparent that her mother wasn’t able to take care of herself any more. But getting her mom into assisted living became a nightmare--and that was just the beginning of her troubles.
Aging In America: One Healthcare Worker's Perspective
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
Aging in America was written to assist seniors, their families, and the people who care for seniors. Information is critical when making choices about health care.
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.
Infant at 85: Letters on Ending Where you Started
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,300. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Infant at 85 is based on a true story of the unique relationship between a geriatric man and his personal trainer. One develops a sense of empathy and patience while the other comes to grips with the challenges of aging, not so gracefully.
The Carer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,300. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A dark psychological tale of patricide by proxy, the corrosive effects of unbridled power - and of what happens when you outsource your loved ones to people who don’t actually love them.
Memories Of Tender Loving Care
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,810. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Koko a foreign health worker goes on a journey of fun, laughter,wisdom and life enriching route working with the elderly heroes and sheroes. A clash of civilisations brewed in a melting Diaspora pot as Africa meets England. The candid uncensored questions from her client are hilarious and their wisdom invaluable. Read all about it, a health worker's reality journey.
Choosing a Nursing Home and Living With Your Choice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Making the decision to place a loved one in a nursing home can be overwhelming. This booklet can help you choose the best facility for your needs, and lots of tips to make the nursing home experience the best it can be. Based on years of practical nursing experience in various facilities and written by a Registered Nurse. Nursing Homes aren't BAD-just different. The years spent there CAN be good!