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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.
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.
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
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.
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!
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.
Nursing Home Life - Life In Stonegate Villa Nursing Home And Rehabilitation Center From The Patients Point Of View
Price: Free! Words: 31,280. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014 by Guy Humphries. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
How will YOU react to being ordered into a nursing home occupied by disabled Come walk through her experience as you are blessed by his compelling journal penned by Frances Kilcrease, a lifelong resident of Ashley County, AR who was forced into a nursing home for rehabilitation after surgery for a cracked vertebrea. This fascinating journal relates her affirmitive depiction of her experience.
Carers Need Help and Support Too: One Woman’s Personal Journey through the Sacrifice of Caring
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,950. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Carers Need Help and Support Too: One Woman’s Personal Journey through the Sacrifice of Caring is one woman’s story about life as a carer. The ups and downs, trials and tribulations, pain and exhaustion of caring while trying to run two businesses and make something of herself in the hope of a half way decent future.
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!
Dear Jan: Elder-Care
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
How do you assess the need for elder-care services? What tools can help an elder maintain independence and safety? How is quality elder-care found? These questions and much more are explored systematically in this quick-read e-book by Suzy Right. Read about wide ranging info, tips and ideas, written by an elder-care provider with years of experience in this challenging & rewarding field!
Nine Gifts for a Grieving Friend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: 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 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.
Swallowing Disorders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Swallowing Disorders (also known as dysphagia) is a reference guide that offers in depth information on chewing and swallowing function in both normal and impaired elders. Included in the book are signs and symptoms of dysphagia as well as what can be done to manage it. Gabrielle Garbin is a speech pathologist with a breadth of experience evaluating and treating patients with swallowing disorders.
Alzheimer's Disease and the Holidays
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 780. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Maintaining (or adapting) old family rituals and traditions helps all family members feel a sense of belonging and family tradition. For an Alzheimer’s resident, this link with a familiar past is reassuring and builds self-esteem. Activity Ideas to celebrate the holidays.
Falls and Fractures in the Elderly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
Ninety percent of the more than 352,000 hip fractures in the U.S. each year are the result of a fall. The remaining 10 percent of the hip fractures occur spontaneously due to low bone density or osteoporosis. Learn about how to lower your risk.
How to Deal with Mom's Complaints
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
A complaint is not always a criticism. It is not always a simple matter to identify the real problem behind a complaint. Loved ones may be experiencing difficulty adjusting to the aging process which may also be complicated by feelings of rejection and guilt. Learn how to deal with family complaints proactively.
Dementia is not always Alzheimer's Disease
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 930. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Dementia is a neurological disorder that affects your ability to think, speak, reason, remember and move. While Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, many other conditions also cause these symptoms. Some of these disorders get worse with time and cannot be cured. Other types can be treated and reversed.
Depression in Dementia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
In a recent study researchers found that depressive symptoms were more than twice as common among assisted living residents with mild or moderate dementia than among those without dementia. Depressed residents often do not have positive outcomes and are greater risk of discharge to nursing homes and death.
Caregiver Stress
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 930. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
According to the results of a new study of the health of caregivers, there is mounting evidence that explains why caregivers often become patients themselves while caring for a loved one. Learn how to recognize the risks and how to cope.
Caregiver Burnout
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 910. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Part of the art of being a successful caregiver in the ability to set expectations, see one’s own limitations and learn to care for ourselves as well as others. Learn some coping strategies to maintain your sanity.

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