Books tagged: elderly troubles

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I Ain't Staying
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Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010. Category: Essay » Literature
I had been there most of the morning watching the living dead file in for their doctor's appointments. An old man in bib overalls sat down in the chair facing me. "I ain't staying," he said. His wife and son, I guessed, sat each side of him. "I ain't staying," he said again, repeating it about every two minutes. "Daddy," said his son, "it's not even your appointment. It's Mama's."
The Jewel of Genoa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
From "Matters Familiar." A retired cowgirl and her best friend resort to drugs, kidnapping, and interstate flight to escape the nursing home and reclaim their lives.
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.
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.