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So You Want to Be a Patient Advocate? Choosing a Career in Health or Patient Advocacy (Second Edition)
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 14,000. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Healthcare Practitioners, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
(Second Edition) If you think a career in health or patient advocacy would be of interest, get started with your decision-making here. Determine if your personality is a good fit, evaluate your skills, learn how to find advocacy jobs and how much they pay, decide if private, advocacy is a good choice for you and more. This is the first of four books in the Health Advocacy Career Series.
Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease Stages, Treatment Options, and Other Medical Considerations, Second Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,720. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
A diagnosis of dementia can be overwhelming. This book describes what is known now about Alzheimer’s disease—the most common cause of dementia—including its features, stages, symptoms, and treatment options. Warning signs of dementia are described and the types of dementia are differentiated. In addition, information about finding the right doctor and participating in clinical trials is included.
Just Another Day in the Retirement Home: A Journey of the Heart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,880. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2019 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
"Just Another Day in the Retirement Home" is a memoir about an eight year journey experienced by Janet Fraser, whose aging parents were living their final years in a retirement home. It is about loss and grief, yet it is a story of love, joy, resilience and gratitude. It is about life with all the tears and laughter, and what truly matters at the end of life
Caregiver Survival 101: Strategies to Manage Problematic Behaviors Presented in Individuals with Dementia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,440. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011 by PHC Publishing Group | PESI HealthCare. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Dementia can be debilitating and life-altering – not only for the person with the disease, but also for family members and caregivers. This book was written to help these caregivers and family members better understand dementia and its effects, so they can proactively avert or lessen problematic behaviors while maintaining a climate of respect and compassion.
The Indispensable Survival Guide to Ontario's Long-Term Care System: Practical Tips to Help You and Your Family Be Proactive and Prepared
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2019 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Karen Cumming and Patricia Milne are sisters who embarked on a daunting journey... one that many of us may go on at some point in our lives. They guided their 98 year old mother, Verna, through Ontario's long-term care system. Unfortunately, few people on the inside of that system seemed to be guiding them.
Assisted Living: An Insider's View
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,240. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What is it like to live in assisted living? The available literature (slick brochures, dry professional surveys) is of little help to prospective residents who want a preview of the experience. This book is a unique combination of personal impressions, observations of fellow residents and descriptions of day-to-day operations. And it is written by a resident who is also a trained psychologist.
Parkinson Disease – Facts And Information
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
First described as shaking palsy the disease that now bears his name, medical science has thus far been unable to unravel the cause or causes of most Parkinson's cases or to devise a cure Some of the need to know facts within this book Parkinsons Disease - The Shaking Palsy, Why Is Parkinsons Disease Difficult To Diagnose, Who Gets Parkinson's Disease?, What Are The Factors That Effect Diagnosis
Swallowing Disorders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Swallowing Disorders (also known as dysphagia) is a reference guide that offers in depth information on chewing and swallowing function in both normal and impaired elders. Included in the book are signs and symptoms of dysphagia as well as what can be done to manage it. Gabrielle Garbin is a speech pathologist with a breadth of experience evaluating and treating patients with swallowing disorders.
Final Gifts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015 by Shebooks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Carol Mithers’s memoir of a woman in caregiving hell is funny, sad, brutally honest, and ultimately life-affirming.
Parkinson's Disease and Dementia Family Caregiver Series: How our family prepared a home to care for our elderly parents
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Family relationships
My husband and I live with and care for both of his elderly parents and my mother. Our experiences as family caregivers inspired this series of e-booklets. In this first booklet: How our family prepared a home to care for our elderly parents I share the steps we took to create a warm, comfortable and safe home for our parents’ later years.
101 Tips on Staying Safe at Home with Dementia. Avoid Falls, Floods, Injuries, Accidents, Doorstep Crime and More…
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,560. Language: British English. Published: September 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Packed full of practical information gleaned over a decade of hands-on experience and further enhanced by the latest innovative practices and research into living well at home with dementia, this book contains not only steps that can be taken to make the home safe and secure but provides information on how to create a living environment at home that offers enablement rather than restriction.
Palliare: A Handbook for Palliative Care Volunteers in NSW
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 28,190. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / health & sexuality, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
“Palliare: A Handbook for Palliative Care Volunteers in NSW” offers background and practical guidance for people who volunteer in palliative care settings. Developed as part of the PCNSW Volunteer Support Services Program in 2015 this learning resource is specific to volunteers in the state of New South Wales (Australia) but will be of interest to hospice and palliative care volunteers everywhere.
The Long Goodbye: When Someone You Love Has Dementia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
As the Baby Boomer Generation continues to age, experts predict that dementia will become epidemic. Caught in the middle are their loved ones who struggle to take care of them. In The Long Goodbye, Beth Patterson brings to light some tips for caregivers in caring for their loved ones with dementia and themselves.
Aging Parents - A Guide On How To Care For Aging Parents To Help Them Through Life's Transitions.
From warning signs of health problems to well-being and safety, “Aging Parents” gives the reader everything needed to create a strategic care plan for their aging parents. “Aging Parents” is priceless gems that will help usher in the glorious golden years for which our parents have worked and so well deserve. Get your copy today and experience a peace beyond all understanding!
Coronavirus: Protecting Yourself and Your Loved One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,080. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
This short book is intended to provide a guide to navigating the restrictions created by the coronavirus while caring for your loved one and yourself. It offers tips on how to prepare for and protect yourself from the coronavirus, as well as what to do in the case of an infection. It also provides general tips on caregiving and preserving your loved one's independence, even during this epidemic.

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