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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.
Parkinson Disease – Facts And Information
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,700. 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
Making Your Difficult Move Exceptional!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,490. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
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
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
"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)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
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.
Before Your Parents Move In
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
A practical guide to caregiving.
Don't Die without Me!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011 by Transformation Media Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
"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
Price: $14.97 USD. Words: 62,160. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Categories: 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
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.
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 and 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.
How To Find a Nursing Home - Your Step-By-Step Guide To Finding a Nursing Home
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
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.
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
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
Price: $47.00 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,440. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011 by PHC Publishing Group | PESI HealthCare. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 237,510. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
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.