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The Best Senior Care Guide: Options for Your Loved Ones
By Susan Canterbury Pipyne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
A Daughter's Journey as a Senior Care Professional - Action plans for aging parent’s medical needs in elder care, dementia, and hospice. Here is never before published insider information on how to approach and persuade your loved ones, the actual costs involved, personal interviews about aging, and helpful tips on the many options in the senior care maze for an industry in transition.
Aged Care - The complete Australian guide
By Val Nigol
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,570. Language: Australian English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: 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!
The Accidental Caregiver's Survival Guide
By A. Michael Bloom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,380. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
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.
Good Long Term Care How to Find It, Get IT, and Pay for It.
By Carl Zacharia
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 42,530. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
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.
Make Life Better for Seniors: More Than 1,200 Tips for Families and Caregivers
By Sandra Choron
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
For the 54 million Americans who currently care for aging parents and loved ones, this important resource provides essential information for solving day-to-day problems in the real world.
How to Manage Family Illness at Home
By Gill Pharaoh
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
“This sensitive and compassionate book…concentrates on the patient rather than the illness. It is immensely readable and interesting because it is illustrated with many personal stories. Gill Pharaoh gives us hope and brings out the best in human nature which sometimes happens when people are faced with a real crisis.” Tony Benn
Living With Dentures
By Terrance L. Weber
Series: Terry Talks, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,890. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Oral health
Why I Wrote This Book SUMMARY You may say to me: “All of this talk about teeth, dentists and dentures is more than I want to know!” That may be but because I want to help you PLEASE keep in mind this fact: the more you know about how to take care of your natural teeth the more money you will save in dentist’s fees. Fact: wearing a denture changes your life. Avoid dentures, Order this book today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dementia Diary, A Caregiver's Journal
By Robert Tell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,800. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
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For 15 years, Robert Tell was his widowed Mom's caregiver as her mind and personality disappeared into the fog of dementia. He tells the tale with compassion and humor in this full length, fast moving memoir. His lesson: Caregiver burnout can be helped. If you are watching your loved one vanish into the sinkhole of Alzheimer's Disease (or another dementia), "Dementia Diary" will lift your spirit
Mom Minus Dad: The Essential Resource Guide for Busy Adults with a Newly Widowed Parent
By Jamieson Haverkampf
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,160. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Winner of 5 book awards including Writer’s Digest Magazine, Foreword Magazine, Mom’s Choice Awards, Indie Book Awards and Georgia Author of the Year Award Nominee, Mom Minus Dad is the only practical handbook available with 500+ resources and advice on ten parent loss topics. The author shares how she and her sister—both in their early 30's—found success and managed parent loss struggles.