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Handbook for Stopping Alzheimer's
Price: Free! Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Several generic medicines, available right now, give evidence of stopping or slowing progression to Alzheimer’s Disease.
Make It Safe! A Family Caregiver’s Home Safety Assessment Guide for Supporting Elders@Home
Price: $7.65 USD. Words: 34,010. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 16, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Aging
Make it Safe! A Family Caregivers Home Safety Assessment Guide for Supporting Elders@Home is a compilation of safety tips, and sage advice to help support an elder in aging semi-independently and safely. This is a book meant to be read, and then put into action. A downloadable home safety inspection sheet is provided so you can complete an elder's home inspection, or yours for that matter.
Surviving Alzheimer's with Friends, Facebook, and a Really Big Glass of Wine
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 44,950. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
A caregiver's story of love, laughter, and wine. With unfiltered observations and sometimes dark humor, author Dayna Steele chronicled her mother's journey with Alzheimer's on Facebook.
Enhancing the Activities of Daily Living
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,100. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
For people with Alzheimer’s disease, completing basic daily self-care tasks is a difficult, frustrating process. For caregivers, knowing when and how to help is a struggle. Through a combination of checklist and practical advice, this book helps you provide safe, encouraging care with bathing, dressing, toileting, and communicating while coping with the stress that accompanies caregiving.
Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease Stages, Treatment Options, and Other Medical Considerations, Second Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,720. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
A diagnosis of dementia can be overwhelming. This book describes what is known now about Alzheimer’s disease—the most common cause of dementia—including its features, stages, symptoms, and treatment options. Warning signs of dementia are described and the types of dementia are differentiated. In addition, information about finding the right doctor and participating in clinical trials is included.
Coronavirus: Protecting Yourself and Your Loved One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,080. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
This short book is intended to provide a guide to navigating the restrictions created by the coronavirus while caring for your loved one and yourself. It offers tips on how to prepare for and protect yourself from the coronavirus, as well as what to do in the case of an infection. It also provides general tips on caregiving and preserving your loved one's independence, even during this epidemic.
Where Should Mom Live?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Aging
Watching a loved one age and lose their independence is one of the most stressful events you can experience. Learn your options for keeping your loved one safe and as independent as possible.
The Indispensable Survival Guide to Ontario's Long-Term Care System: Practical Tips to Help You and Your Family Be Proactive and Prepared
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2019 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Karen Cumming and Patricia Milne are sisters who embarked on a daunting journey... one that many of us may go on at some point in our lives. They guided their 98 year old mother, Verna, through Ontario's long-term care system. Unfortunately, few people on the inside of that system seemed to be guiding them.
Apostila de cuidador de idosos
Price: Free! Words: 20,370. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
cuidador de idosos
Just Another Day in the Retirement Home: A Journey of the Heart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,880. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2019 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
"Just Another Day in the Retirement Home" is a memoir about an eight year journey experienced by Janet Fraser, whose aging parents were living their final years in a retirement home. It is about loss and grief, yet it is a story of love, joy, resilience and gratitude. It is about life with all the tears and laughter, and what truly matters at the end of life
Vibrant at 80
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,120. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Vibrant at 80 is about the principles of positive ageing. Through the character of Henry, the need for purpose, diet, social engagement and a proper attitude to life are highlighted.
Geezer Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,210. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Geezer Stories is about finding the happy in the heartache. It's about forgiveness, letting go of the past, loving imperfectly. It's about accepting our parents' failings as well as our own. It's about finding that intangible sense of community and support we all need as we face this uncharted journey of parenting our parents together with compassion and shared understanding.
Quacks - Two Years as a Patient in a Veteran Affairs Nursing Home
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 40,420. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Social services
Workloads for staff at Veterans Administration Nursing Homes are too big resulting in diminished healthcare and long waits for services.
Take Back Your Life: A Caregiver's Guide to Finding Freedom in the Midst of Overwhelm
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 43,740. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management
Is it even possible to have a happy and fulfilling life of your own while meeting the endless demands of being a primary caregiver for someone in your family? 43 million Americans struggle to find a way to do that each and every day. Take Back Your Life:… provides guidance, support and strategies to caregivers so that they can take as good care of themselves as they do of others in their lives.
Creating a Rich and Meaningful Life in Long-Term Care
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,180. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Drawing on two decades of experience in long-term care, Ms. Konarzewski discusses how to help elders thrive, grow, and live with more joy, inspiration, and purpose. Practical tips and tools for designing programs are interwoven with uplifting stories. Programs include honoring wisdom, celebrating lives and dreams, and healing through nature, poetry, massage therapy, and the expressive arts.
Physical Environments for Long-term Care: Ideas Worth Sharing
Price: Free! Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
This book is one of several publications we have written as part of our project to make nursing homes places where residents, workers, families, volunteers, and managers are treated with dignity and respect and where joy, as well as appropriate care, is a goal.
How I Wish I Had My Mother - A Daughter's Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,460. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Parenting / parent & adult child, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
This is a story of a woman missing the guidance, friendship and closeness of her mother.
You can Survive: 101 Tips Every Alzheimer's Caregiver Should Know
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,630. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
101 Tips Every Alzheimer's Caregiver Should Know will: •Help you provide better care for your loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease. *Help protect the person with Alzheimer’s disease and keep families and friends safe •Reduce stress for both caregivers and care-receivers •Make caring for your loved ones daily needs easier, whether the challenges you face are aggressive behavior, bathing, mealtime
Palliare: A Handbook for Palliative Care Volunteers in NSW
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 28,190. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / health & sexuality, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
“Palliare: A Handbook for Palliative Care Volunteers in NSW” offers background and practical guidance for people who volunteer in palliative care settings. Developed as part of the PCNSW Volunteer Support Services Program in 2015 this learning resource is specific to volunteers in the state of New South Wales (Australia) but will be of interest to hospice and palliative care volunteers everywhere.
My Parent Had Dementia: Our Family’s Story from Pre-Illness to Heaven
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 26,930. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
This book is about my mother’s journey with dementia and ours with being her caregivers. It is my hope that by telling my story, others who are struggling with these issues may find some valuable tips, resources, and hope in knowing they are not alone.