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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.
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.
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.
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.
The Waiting Room
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,830. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
One woman's journey through the care giving and death of a loved one as told in a daily journal. This story depicts the actual hospice care and guidance given throughout this personal journey. A must read for anyone that makes the decision to bring a loved one home to die.
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.
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.
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 and 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.
Help! What Do I Do Now? Caring for Your Loved One with Alzheimer's
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,090. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Categories: 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
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
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.
Keeva Anti-wrinkle Cream
Price: Free! Words: 40. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Keeva Anti-wrinkle Cream, Anti-aging Cream & Eye Cream for Dark Circles. Proven Formula Contains Hyaluronic Acid, Jojoba Oil, Shea Butter, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, and Retinol. Best Anti-aging Moisturizer to Clear Your Wrinkles and Look Younger Within Weeks! http://keevaorganics.com
"But I'm not Ready Yet"
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
" I’m not ready yet." Translation: I'm afraid of giving up my home, independence and lifestyle for an unknown. What if I don't like it? What if they don't like me? Seniors will often look for ways to avoid making the final decision. It is often out of fear or an unwillingness to commit. Learn how to help them become more comfortable with a move out of their home.
Christian Caregiving: Practical Advice for a Happy Ending
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
The Perfect Primer Based on personal experience and extensive research, “Christian Caregiving: Practical Advice for a Happy Ending” is the perfect primer to understand caregiving within a spiritual context. It is easy to read, cuts through the fog of current jargon and programs and provides relief from the anxiety of caring for loved ones.
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.
Creating a Rich and Meaningful Life in Long-Term Care
Price: $3.99 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.
Candlelight & Blessings: Symbols and Rituals for Death and Grieving
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,730. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2017 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Death is inevitable, mysterious, and often confusing. Regardless of the religious background of the patient and the loved ones gathered at the deathbed, there are elements of symbol and ritual that take on a pronounced role and a greater importance as one is facing the end of life.
Shingles Relief! Cutting Through the BS What Works. What Doesn't.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,310. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
"Shingles Relief!" presents a broader spectrum of science-based remediation and disease management solutions for Shingles and PHN (postherpetic neuralgia) sufferers. Not a rehash of information already widely available on the web! Highly recommended reading for practitioners, for those currently suffering from a shingles infection or PHN, and for those wanting to avoid an outbreak altogether.
An Old Chick Named Hazel
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
"An Old Chick Named Hazel" is a compilation of practical tips for helping seniors to live independently. It includes tips on getting around in the kitchen to storage ideas and tips for keeping in touch when the children don’t live nearby. It is an especially good read for caregivers and people who worry about an older parent that lives alone at home.
Geriatric Depression: Knowing the Basics
You set the price! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This is a quick easy read to inform about the basics of Geriatric Depression. This book is an overview of symptoms, diagnosing, effects, and treatments for Geriatric Depression. If you or a loved one suffers from Geriatric Depression; this is a great book for you to learn the basics, and to start you on the path to recovering and leading a happier healthy life.

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