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Vital Elder Care Resources
By Betthni Jiggs
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: American English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Spirit Wine Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
For those who were given the charge of caring for their elderly parents or loved ones, this gem of a book is priced for all to easily acquire. Little known resources are made available to the care giver, saving perhaps thousands of $$ PLUS time, research, and frustration. You will be astounded at what is available to assist you in direction, step by step, & most of all financial relief!
Science for Seniors
By Gloria Hoffner
Price: $22.40 USD. Words: 54,950. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Idyll Arbor. Category: 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 Practical Caregiver's Guide to Caregiver Support: How to Help Yourself #4
By Sara M. Barton
Series: Practical Caregiver Guide, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Are you a new caregiver, unsure of what your job is? The Practical Caregiver's Guide to Caregiver Support will help you understand how to take care of yourself while you are caring for your loved one. Learn to build a resource list that enables you to provide better care without losing yourself in the process. Treat yourself like a professional and build a team to help you.
Parkinson Disease – Facts And Information
By Sally White
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
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
Making Your Difficult Move Exceptional!
By Adero C E Allison, PHD
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
This book provides help for individuals and families in transition because of age related factors. Some people work with relocation specialists or geriatric care managers. This book helps you to think of the kinds of things these professionals typically help with. Use to prepare yourself to guide the process or to DIY.
Open A Window- Alzheimer's Caregiver Handbook
By Fay Risner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,490. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Million of people have Alzheimer's disease and millions more are going to have AD. That means millions of caregivers need to know how to cope with this disease. Fay Risner's book gives caregivers in the home and health fields insight about why people act the way they do and how to handle different situations. Risner's experience comes from years as a CNA and ten years of taking care of her father.
An Old Chick Named Hazel
By Gail Ellis
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
"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.
Body, Mind & Spirit: The Awakening (Day 10:I Believe the Seniors Are Our Future)
By James Hackley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Every day of our life we are given a choice to grow older or grow stronger. Which one will you choose today? God willing, all of us will have a very long and productive life that allows us to see our kids develop gray hair as a result of the stress their kids and grandkids put them through. However, in order to grow old, we must first live well now.
The Practical Caregiver's Guide to Basic Care: How to Help Someone You Love #1
By Sara M. Barton
Series: Practical Caregiver Guide, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Are you a new caregiver, unsure of what your job is? The Practical Caregiver's Guide to Basic Care will help you understand not only how to take care of your loved one, but also yourself. Make the care you provide fit the real needs of the person needing help.
Before Your Parents Move In
By Carmen Blair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
A practical guide to caregiving.
The Practical Caregiver's Rules for Happy Holidays: How to Survive the Big Season of Celebrations Without Completely Losing Your Mind #6
By Sara M. Barton
Series: Practical Caregiver Guide, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
The holidays can be stressful for caregivers. "The Practical Caregiver's Rules for Happy Holidays" is about making it work for you and your loved one. First rule? It's okay to break the rules to fit your situation. Toss out the guilt trip. Forget about being perfect. Relax. You have to do what works for you and your loved one. Put the joy back into the holidays and the twinkle back in your eye.
Don't Die without Me!
By Damiano de Sano Iocovozzi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011 by Transformation Media Books. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
"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.
Be Nice to Me—I Pick Your Nursing Home! How to Provide for Your Parent’s Care without Going to the Poorhouse or the Nuthouse
By Yale Hauptman
Price: $14.97 USD. Words: 62,160. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Yale Hauptman is a practicing elder law attorney. For over 15 years, he has personally helped thousands of seniors and their families plan for the complicated journey through the long term care system. Yale and his wife, Laurie, live and share a law practice in Northern New Jersey.
Working Together to Prevent Falls at Home
By Philips Lifeline
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
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.
Why Wait? The Baby Boomers' Guide to Preparing Emotionally, Financially, and Legally for a Parent's Death
By Carolyn Brent
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,250. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
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.
How To Find a Nursing Home - Your Step-By-Step Guide To Finding a Nursing Home
By HowExpert Press
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
How to Find a Nursing Home is a ‘must read’ for anyone, who is facing the issue of placing a loved one in a nursing home. In this practical guide, an elder law attorney gives you step by step information about how to make the best decisions for your loved one. This guide includes: - An informative overview which explains how individuals, professional caregivers, and geriatric care managers
Wheelchair Freedom! Get Help. Get Up. Get Out.
By Marcia Oliver
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Written by a physical therapist, Wheelchair Freedom! presents a progressive home exercise program for wheelchair patients. It includes a step-by-step exercise program, tips on car transfers, wheelchair safety, accessories, and getting through tight places. Track your progress and discover how wheelchair fitness can increase your opportunities and your potential for a healthy and happy life.
Home Health Lemons - How Physical Therapy Pay Affects Your Care
By Marcia Oliver
Price: $47.00 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
In 1994, Marcia Oliver MSPT, found a heartwarming niche she loved and that loved her back . . . until she began to understand that some unethical physical therapists were cheating their home health patients out of the time and treatment that Medicare was paying for! This ebook shows you how to get the quality home physical therapy you deserve and need--without being cheated.
Questions They Don't Want You To Ask When Looking For An Assisted Living Facility
By Simone Sullivan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: 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.
Caregiver Survival 101: Strategies to Manage Problematic Behaviors Presented in Individuals with Dementia
By Lisa Byrd
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,440. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011 by PHC Publishing Group | PESI HealthCare. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
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.