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The Silverado Story: A Memory-Care Culture Where Love is Greater than Fear
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,500. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Loren Shook believed people with Alzheimer’s and other memory impairments could contribute to the world and relish life -- if they were offered a revolutionary new kind of care. He discovered a kindred spirit in Steve Winner. The Silverado Story is a moving account of how these Alzheimer’s futurists shook up memory care and established Silverado Senior Living, with extraordinary results.
Living Wills: VA Guide on How to Prepare a Personalized Living Will, Planning for Medical Decisions - Your Life, Your Choices - Choices About Death and Dying, Advance Directive, Power of Attorney
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
This workbook provides detailed advice about preparing living wills and advance directives, with information about potential illnesses and medical events such as terminal illness, advanced cancer, coma, stroke, and dementia.
Creating a Rich and Meaningful Life in Long-Term Care
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,180. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Drawing on two decades of experience in long-term care, Ms. Konarzewski discusses how to help elders thrive, grow, and live with more joy, inspiration, and purpose. Practical tips and tools for designing programs are interwoven with uplifting stories. Programs include honoring wisdom, celebrating lives and dreams, and healing through nature, poetry, massage therapy, and the expressive arts.
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 Accidental Caregiver's Survival Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,380. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
The Accidental Caregiver's Survival Guide gives caregivers the roadmap to caregiving without regret. Inside you will learn practical tips, tools, and coping strategies to recharge your caregiving energy so you can revitalize your own life while you care for your loved one.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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