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Handbook for Stopping Alzheimer's
Price: Free! Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Several generic medicines, available right now, give evidence of stopping or slowing progression to Alzheimer’s Disease.
Don't Die without Me!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011 by Transformation Media Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
"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.
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.
Thallium, The Slow and Silent Killer
Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Shocking to learn from a simple hair analysis test, author Samantha Jones was poisoned by thallium, the slow and silent killer. Here is a brief history of thallium along with self-help and detox information. If you are a senior, don’t accept feeling bad as part of aging. If you have mysterious symptoms, please get a toxicology screening. It can save your life.
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.
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.
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.
Surviving Alzheimer's with Friends, Facebook, and a Really Big Glass of Wine
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 44,950. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
A caregiver's story of love, laughter, and wine. With unfiltered observations and sometimes dark humor, author Dayna Steele chronicled her mother's journey with Alzheimer's on Facebook.
Physical Environments for Long-term Care: Ideas Worth Sharing
Price: Free! Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
This book is one of several publications we have written as part of our project to make nursing homes places where residents, workers, families, volunteers, and managers are treated with dignity and respect and where joy, as well as appropriate care, is a goal.
So, I Hear You Want To Work With Seniors?
Series: The Practical Helps Library. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,930. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
This book is for seniors contemplating going to caregiving facility, or hiring workers in their home; and also for all those who desire to work with seniors as employment, in a caregiving facility and in their home. There is also a section for those wanting to start a ministry to seniors.
Questions They Don't Want You To Ask When Looking For An Assisted Living Facility
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
If you want to be safe and secure in your Assisted Living Facility, you have to ask the right questions. This book will guide you in what to look for and what to ask before you make this very important decision.
Working Together to Prevent Falls at Home
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
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.
Take Back Your Life: A Caregiver's Guide to Finding Freedom in the Midst of Overwhelm
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 43,740. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management
Is it even possible to have a happy and fulfilling life of your own while meeting the endless demands of being a primary caregiver for someone in your family? 43 million Americans struggle to find a way to do that each and every day. Take Back Your Life:… provides guidance, support and strategies to caregivers so that they can take as good care of themselves as they do of others in their lives.
Choosing a Nursing Home and Living With Your Choice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: 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!
Promising Practices in Long Term Care: Ideas Worth Sharing
Price: Free! Words: 16,680. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
This book reports on the findings of an international team of 26 researchers and more than 50 graduate students who went to six countries in a search for promising practices in long term residential care for the elderly. It presents concrete examples of how long term care might be organized and undertaken in more promising ways that respect the needs of residents, families, workers and managers.
Care for the Caretaker, How Jim Backus' Wife Did It, an Upbeat Guide for Those Who Care for Others
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
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.
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.
The Embarrassing Truth About Heartburn AND How To Cure It
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,770. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Diet cooking
Are you suffering from heartburn daily? Do you have to take some kind of antacid on a daily basis? Are you plagued with burping, gas, sour foul food backing up into your throat, pain and burning in your tummy and throat all the time? If this is you, you need to get The Embarrassing Truth About Heartburn AND How To Cure It and start today so that you will be heartburn free forever!
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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 237,510. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
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.