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Dementia Diary, A Caregiver's Journal
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,800. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
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For 15 years, Robert Tell was his widowed Mom's caregiver as her mind and personality disappeared into the fog of dementia. He tells the tale with compassion and humor in this full length, fast moving memoir. His lesson: Caregiver burnout can be helped. If you are watching your loved one vanish into the sinkhole of Alzheimer's Disease (or another dementia), "Dementia Diary" will lift your spirit
The Practical Caregiver's Guide to Basic Care: How to Help Someone You Love #1
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Series: Practical Caregiver Guide, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Are you a new caregiver, unsure of what your job is? The Practical Caregiver's Guide to Basic Care will help you understand not only how to take care of your loved one, but also yourself. Make the care you provide fit the real needs of the person needing help.
The Practical Caregiver's Guide to Caregiver Support: How to Help Yourself #4
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Series: Practical Caregiver Guide, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Are you a new caregiver, unsure of what your job is? The Practical Caregiver's Guide to Caregiver Support will help you understand how to take care of yourself while you are caring for your loved one. Learn to build a resource list that enables you to provide better care without losing yourself in the process. Treat yourself like a professional and build a team to help you.
Mom Minus Dad: The Essential Resource Guide for Busy Adults with a Newly Widowed Parent
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,160. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Winner of 5 book awards including Writer’s Digest Magazine, Foreword Magazine, Mom’s Choice Awards, Indie Book Awards and Georgia Author of the Year Award Nominee, Mom Minus Dad is the only practical handbook available with 500+ resources and advice on ten parent loss topics. The author shares how she and her sister—both in their early 30's—found success and managed parent loss struggles.
The Practical Caregiver's Rules for Happy Holidays: How to Survive the Big Season of Celebrations Without Completely Losing Your Mind #6
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Series: Practical Caregiver Guide, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
The holidays can be stressful for caregivers. "The Practical Caregiver's Rules for Happy Holidays" is about making it work for you and your loved one. First rule? It's okay to break the rules to fit your situation. Toss out the guilt trip. Forget about being perfect. Relax. You have to do what works for you and your loved one. Put the joy back into the holidays and the twinkle back in your eye.
Working Together to Prevent Falls at Home
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Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
On average, one third of adults age 65 and older fall each year. Not only are falls common for seniors, their consequences can be catastrophic. This eBook gives both seniors and their family caregivers a way to assess falls risks. It contains practical tips, suggestions and resources to reduce the risk of falling. Brought to you by Philips Lifeline, the #1 provider of Medical Alert Services.
Eldercare: Twenty-Three Things I Learned (the Hard Way) about Medicare, Medicaid, Assisted Living and Nursing Homes
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Price: Free! Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by CanyonNewMedia. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Baby boomer and eldest daughter, Ruth Alvarez became responsible to see three elderly relatives received the care they needed both at home and later in nursing homes. She learned the intricacies of America’s key systems for senior citizens and offers the tips to navigate those systems whether for yourself or for a loved one.
How to Communicate with Alzheimer's - A Practical Guide and Workbook for Families
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 17,490. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
If you are living with someone who has Alzheimer's,other related dementias, confusion or memory loss, you know how difficult just the simple act of communication can be between you and your loved one. This book can help.
Help! What Do I Do Now? Caring for Your Loved One with Alzheimer's
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,090. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
An award-winning guide for Alzheimer's caregivers with simple, efficient, practical tips to help you with everything from activities of daily living to laughter and enjoyable activities. Keep it handy to refer to specific sections as your loved one’s disease progresses and you face new situations. Learn how to care for your loved one and yourself and how to make the best of your time together
Don't Die without Me!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011 by Transformation Media Books. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
"Don't Die Without Me!" provides the pertinent questions to ask medical specialists written in a way the reader and provider understand. It empowers patients and their families to seek the appropriate level of care during the diagnosis phase of a serious or terminal illness and remain sane, rational and in control.
Before Your Parents Move In
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
A practical guide to caregiving.
Nine Gifts for a Grieving Friend
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Price: Free! Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
This book is designed to provide nine "gifts" a person can give to someone who is grieving a loss. The gifts are meant to provide emotional support not just for the initial period of loss, but also for the days, months and years to follow.
The Best Senior Care Guide: Options for Your Loved Ones
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
A Daughter's Journey as a Senior Care Professional - Action plans for aging parent’s medical needs in elder care, dementia, and hospice. Here is never before published insider information on how to approach and persuade your loved ones, the actual costs involved, personal interviews about aging, and helpful tips on the many options in the senior care maze for an industry in transition.
21st Century Understanding Cancer Toolkit: Coping with Advanced Cancer - Metastatic Cancer, Caregiver Support, Palliative Care and Hospice, Advance Directives, End-of-Life Care, Pain Control, Grief
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 237,510. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
This massive guide, with over 600 pages and 23 chapters, has authoritative information and practical advice from the nation's cancer experts about advanced cancer, with valuable information for patients, families, and caregivers about every aspect of metastatic disease.
Caregiver Survival 101: Strategies to Manage Problematic Behaviors Presented in Individuals with Dementia
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,440. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011 by PHC Publishing Group | PESI HealthCare. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
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 Long Goodbye: When Someone You Love Has Dementia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
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.
Why Wait? The Baby Boomers' Guide to Preparing Emotionally, Financially, and Legally for a Parent's Death
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,250. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
A comprehensive handbook for Baby Boomers and family caregivers, highlighting the crucial conversations siblings and their aging parents must have to avoid falling into a quagmire of legal, financial, and medical decisions.
Care for the Caretaker, How Jim Backus' Wife Did It, an Upbeat Guide for Those Who Care for Others
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Best-selling author Henny Backus cared for her husband, actor Jim Backus ("Mr. Magoo," "Gilligan's Island," and "Rebel Without a Cause"), through his 10-year bout with Parkinson's Disease. In "Care for the Caretaker," Henny shares her experience and guidance with compassion and wit.
The Silverado Story: A Memory-Care Culture Where Love is Greater than Fear
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,510. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Category: 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.
How to Manage Family Illness at Home
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
“This sensitive and compassionate book…concentrates on the patient rather than the illness. It is immensely readable and interesting because it is illustrated with many personal stories. Gill Pharaoh gives us hope and brings out the best in human nature which sometimes happens when people are faced with a real crisis.” Tony Benn