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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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!
Why Wait? The Baby Boomers' Guide to Preparing Emotionally, Financially, and Legally for a Parent's Death
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,250. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Aging
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.
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.
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
Science for Seniors
Price: $22.40 USD. Words: 54,950. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Idyll Arbor. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Science for Seniors shows activity leaders how to provide stimulating science activities that provide both entertainment and enlightenment, as part of a life-long learning process. Contains basic science information and hands-on programs that activity directors or therapists can use with seniors of all intellectual and physical abilities.
The Best Senior Care Guide: Options for Your Loved Ones
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
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.
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
Candlelight & Blessings: Symbols and Rituals for Death and Grieving
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,830. 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.
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!
Mom Minus Dad: The Essential Resource Guide for Busy Adults with a Newly Widowed Parent
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,160. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Balancing work & family
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 Bliss in Death: Why You Should Never Fear Death – And How to Comfort Mourners and the Terminally Sick
Series: The Wheel of Wisdom, Book 45. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,380. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
Dying is like being at the airport waiting for your flight – and when the moment is right, you should peacefully and confidently catch your plane. No muss, no fuss, no fear, no regrets…but pure bliss!. This book airs unconventional yet reassuring guidance on what is widely viewed as one of the most momentous questions for mortal humans: How to cope with death?
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.
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.
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.

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