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Going to SXSW in Our 60s, a Photo-Memoir
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Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Free. Non-fiction Photo-Memoir Nine original Austin photo images. Supports background and setting for my Austin based fiction. * Images, light commentary, and links. A light fun photo-memoir of our dabble into this years music festival in Austin.
50 Things to Know About Budget Natural Beauty: Having Beautiful Hair, Body, and Soul
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You set the price! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
50 Things to Know About Natural Beauty by Amanda Walton offers an approach to natural beauty that is perfect for individuals or families of any age. Most books on natural beauty tell you to sell you naturally sustained beauty products or lines of products. Although there's nothing wrong with that, for families that have to live on a budget many of these products are out of their price range. Ba
Nourishing the Good Life - A Handy, Practical, No-Frills 5-Day Kickstart to Healthy Living for Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting
We are under the impression that exercising, eating well, and cooking simply take too much time. This five day starter guide will help you connect to how easy it can be with a few simple steps. Can one book can lead you to the radical change you want? Nourish your life in five days with this kick-starter guide.
Anticipating Death: The Experience of Anticipating Death of Self in Healthy Later Life
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Price: Free! Words: 39,830. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
'Anticipating Death' describes and analyzes interviews with eight healthy older adults about their thoughts when anticipating their own future death. There are extensive quotations from the interviews in the section entitled 'Findings,' which will be of interest to many readers.
Failed Steward: How Mainstream Medicine Has Lost the Best Interest of the Public's Health
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Price: Free! Words: 12,650. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Medicine has become synonymous with the use of medications and surgery; this is a house of cards upon which healthcare stands.There are many situations in medicine today where treatments have become completely disconnected from the medical research. However, for the sake of brevity, I’m going to narrow it down to six short situations that I feel are the most egregious in medicine today.
Eliminate Back Pain - Hang from a Tree
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Series: Saam: Life and Meditations, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
Take the "Eliminate Back Pain - Hang from a Tree" challenge! See if you can benefit from these decompression stretches of the lower spine and back. Notice if you have less pain and stiffness when walking in the morning. Notice if you are better able to enjoy excercise or perform your activities of daily life. Try for yourself to see if you can improve your lower back pain with these stretches.
Everyday Inspiration - PhotoPoems Vol 3
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Series: Everyday Inspiration, Book 3 · Poetry · Inspirational. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Second Edition, nearly two years from the original edition. Added, in the Second Edition, is author commentary and links to sites and articles of related interest. Ten images from Vermont, linked with ten short prose poems written to compliment each image. The images progress from very everyday, almost mundane, to more elaborate landscapes, with more poetry.
Grandma and Grandpa in the Latin Quarter (Paris Shorts)
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Series: Paris Shorts. Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Free. Introduces the grandparents in much of my fiction. Part of an extended family. 2,863 story words. Rosetta & Arturo, young seniors, take a walk to the Latin Quarter during a break from their extended family, and find much to chat about in the restaurant and small streets of the Severin. And even more, encountering their six grandchildren, as they walk amid the beauty and history of Paris.
A Gift for Wilber
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Wilber is old. Wilber is bored. And Wilber has a plan to reclaim his life. An inspirational tale about an old man that just won't take it anymore.
Caregiver: Finding Your Self
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
A book for the family caregiver to rediscover the self who is an everyday hero, written by a live-in carer for other caregivers.
Inflamm-ageing
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Price: Free! Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Aging - and age related diseases like heart disease, stroke, diabetes and some cancers - has recently been revealed to be caused by long term but unfelt inflammation in the cells around your key organs, heart, brain, colon, lungs. Yet this silent risk can be quickly and simply reduced, and even eliminated, by the simple steps in this book.
Falls and Fractures in the Elderly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Ninety percent of the more than 352,000 hip fractures in the U.S. each year are the result of a fall. The remaining 10 percent of the hip fractures occur spontaneously due to low bone density or osteoporosis. Learn about how to lower your risk.
Depression in Dementia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
In a recent study researchers found that depressive symptoms were more than twice as common among assisted living residents with mild or moderate dementia than among those without dementia. Depressed residents often do not have positive outcomes and are greater risk of discharge to nursing homes and death.
Feeling a Little Guilty?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 950. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
There are few people on earth better equipped with the natural innate ability to make us feel guilty than our mothers.In our culture guilt has been instinctively crafted to an art form designed to influence our behaviors. It is a learned behavior passed on from generation to generation. Feelings of guilt can be self-inflicted or can be imposed upon us by other people. Here's how to quiet the guilt
The Hidden Liabilities of Home Companions
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Families that hire caregivers or outside contractors such as home health aides or home companions to perform a variety of services may unknowingly be exposing themselves to a variety of risks that may not be covered through their homeowner's or general liability insurance policies.
Isolation can Lead to Health Complications
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 790. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Living well in our later years is all about quality of life. People who are active and social generally avoid depression that can lead to health complications and dramatically affect the quality of one's life. People who spend their time isolated from others their own age can become depressed and find that they are continually facing one health crisis after another.
"But I'm not Ready Yet"
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
" I’m not ready yet." Translation: I'm afraid of giving up my home, independence and lifestyle for an unknown. What if I don't like it? What if they don't like me? Seniors will often look for ways to avoid making the final decision. It is often out of fear or an unwillingness to commit. Learn how to help them become more comfortable with a move out of their home.
Financial Resources for Assisted Living
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Today's seniors, who often consider themselves among the best informed, would do well to learn about three crucial areas that pertain to their future health care needs: the potential that they may need long term care, the cost of long term care and the limited federal and state aid available.
Packing Beauty for the Road
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Series: Alternative Healing Strategies, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,810. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
For the veteran world traveler or the first time adventurer, Packing Beauty for the Road provides simple, versatile and mobile basics for how to care for your skin without high priced lotions. Based on the methods and knowledge of a French masseuse, the instructions in this guide present the essentials for maintaining healthy skin and the key points for leveraging that knowledge into a business.
Looking Good Feeling Great Ladies 50 and Over
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Price: Free! Words: 17,010. Language: British English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
Who told you that your figure will change in your 40's? Where is it written that it is inevitable that you could not sustain a slim figure throughout your life? Nina Bagnall, author of “Looking Good, Feeling Great Ladies 50 and over” suggests that it is indeed possible to have and keep a sustained weightloss throughout life.