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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.
Living Wills: VA Guide on How to Prepare a Personalized Living Will, Planning for Medical Decisions - Your Life, Your Choices - Choices About Death and Dying, Advance Directive, Power of Attorney
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
This workbook provides detailed advice about preparing living wills and advance directives, with information about potential illnesses and medical events such as terminal illness, advanced cancer, coma, stroke, and dementia.
A Caregivers Guide to Living with an Elderly Parent
By Kelly Dupree
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
When the responsibility of caring for an elderly parent falls to you, there are bound to be problems. This book details many useful ideas for making living with an elderly parent easier and less stressful. If you worry about your elderly parent each time you have to leave them home alone, then the tips found here could save you many sleepless nights.
True Calling - Inspirational Stories and Resources for Caregiviers
By Laura Marie Patterson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Laura Marie writes straight from the heart with her true stories about her experiences in care-giving. A must read for everyone, especially caregivers and family members of the elderly and disabled. Includes tips and invaluable resources in all aspects of care-giving. Share your care-giving story and add your comments at: http://www.TrueCallingBook.com
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 237,510. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
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.
Ear Pieces: The Smart Consumer's Guide to Hearing Aids
By Jack Aramis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
A detailed resource for consumers who are interested in learning more about hearing aid products, covering the full range of relevant topics, including technology, history, classification, brands, fit, care, and accessories. A must read for both first time buyers and long-term users of hearing aids.
The Embarrassing Truth About Heartburn AND How To Cure It
By Joseph Newburg
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Are you suffering from heartburn daily? Do you have to take some kind of antacid on a daily basis? Are you plagued with burping, gas, sour foul food backing up into your throat, pain and burning in your tummy and throat all the time? If this is you, you need to get The Embarrassing Truth About Heartburn AND How To Cure It and start today so that you will be heartburn free forever!
Help! What Do I Do Now? Caring for Your Loved One with Alzheimer's
By Nancy Nicholson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,090. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Category: 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
The Silverado Story: A Memory-Care Culture Where Love is Greater than Fear
By Loren Shook Stephen Winner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,510. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Loren Shook believed people with Alzheimer’s and other memory impairments could contribute to the world and relish life -- if they were offered a revolutionary new kind of care. He discovered a kindred spirit in Steve Winner. The Silverado Story is a moving account of how these Alzheimer’s futurists shook up memory care and established Silverado Senior Living, with extraordinary results.
Activities for the Elderly, Volume 2: Working with Residents with Significant Physical and Cognitive Disabilities
By Sandra D. Parker
Price: $24.00 USD. Words: 23,410. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010 by Idyll Arbor. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
A collection of 86 practical activities for residents who are very impaired because of dementia or other severe disabilities. Just as with Activities for the Elderly, Volume 1, this book provides the therapist with instructions and helpful hints, as well as the therapeutic benefits for each activity.
How to Communicate with Alzheimer's - A Practical Guide and Workbook for Families
By Susan Kohler
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 17,490. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
If you are living with someone who has Alzheimer's,other related dementias, confusion or memory loss, you know how difficult just the simple act of communication can be between you and your loved one. This book can help.