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Aged Care - The complete Australian guide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,570. Language: Australian English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Val Nigol is a Financial Planner and Chartered Accountant with more than 35 years experience in the financial services industry. His new book 'Aged Care - the complete Australian guide' is considered the most authoritative aged care text available and provides a how-to-guide to accessing and maximising aged care whether that be in your own home or in a nursing home. A must read!
Emergency Go-to-Guide
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Download the Go-to-Packet and get organized to make caring for your loved ones a little easier. This is an essential guide I use to help my own mother-in-law and it will help alleviate the stress of caregiving for you too.
Caring for Elderly Patients
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Sometimes life turns around and the person who has taken care of you all your life starts to need care themselves. If your loved one is also dealing with degenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s or dementia it’s a big task not only for you but for the whole family as well.
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.
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.
Good Long Term Care How to Find It, Get IT, and Pay for It.
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 42,530. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
With more than 20 years experience in elder law, attorney Carl B. Zacharia shares with you the most important elements of long term care that you must know in order to find, get and pay for Good Long Term Care. Secrets about the Medicaid payment system as well as Veterans Benefits are explored and explained. The book is a wealth of nuggets of information to protect yourself and your loved one.
The Domestic Administrator Portfolio
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
52 page home management binder to inventory personal, financial and medical information. Great for personal home management, estate managers or caregivers!
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.
Frequency and Indicators of Malnutrition in Elderly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
Clearly elderly that are at risk for weight loss who are treated with additional emphasis during meal times and throughout the day can greatly benefit, even avoid the early onset of nutritionally triggered catastrophic health failures. Learn to recognize the signs of anorexia and dehydration.
Feeling a Little Guilty?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 950. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
There are few people on earth better equipped with the natural innate ability to make us feel guilty than our mothers.In our culture guilt has been instinctively crafted to an art form designed to influence our behaviors. It is a learned behavior passed on from generation to generation. Feelings of guilt can be self-inflicted or can be imposed upon us by other people. Here's how to quiet the guilt
Familiarity is the Key to Success
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 500. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
People with Alzheimer's disease can retain certain living skills that they would normally lose if care givers let them perform those skills regularly.
The Hidden Liabilities of Home Companions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
Families that hire caregivers or outside contractors such as home health aides or home companions to perform a variety of services may unknowingly be exposing themselves to a variety of risks that may not be covered through their homeowner's or general liability insurance policies.
Isolation can Lead to Health Complications
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 790. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
Living well in our later years is all about quality of life. People who are active and social generally avoid depression that can lead to health complications and dramatically affect the quality of one's life. People who spend their time isolated from others their own age can become depressed and find that they are continually facing one health crisis after another.