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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
(3.00 from 1 review)
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
Navigating the Retirement Jungle
By Dave Bernard
Price: Free! Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
(4.00 from 1 review)
An instructive guide to plan and prepare yourself to live a fulfilling retirement life focused on the often overlooked non-financial side of things. Learn how to keep busy, stay engaged and healthy, accept aging, discover your passions and find fulfillment living your second act. If you are serious about living a fulfilling retirement you need to start planning now.
My Wife Has Alzheimer's
By J. Wesley Sullivan
Price: Free! Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The personal journey of J. Wesley Sullivan as he became the caretaker for his wife, Elsie. After fifty years of marriage, Elsie slowly succumbed to Alzheimer's, and Wes -- a newspaperman -- wrote journals to help himself deal with the growing pressures of her condition. He combined those journals into this book, hoping it could help others facing a similarly devastating situation.
The Enduring Human Spirit: Thought-Provoking Stories on Caring for Our Elders
By Charles Tindell
Price: $12.80 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010 by Idyll Arbor. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Charles Tindell writes about the lives of real people. He then asks us to ponder thought-provoking questions about the meaning of these lives (and the meaning of our own lives as we grow older). We have many questions to answer: How do we deal with our parents’ aging and our own aging? What keeps a person’s spirit alive and growing?
Before Your Parents Move In
By Carmen Blair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
A practical guide to caregiving.
Marilyn & Me: A Timeless Love Story
By Jack Underhill
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 117,390. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
A joyous, loving memoir of two people discovering one another after fifty years apart.
Boomer Retirement Life Tips
By John Agno
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,440. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Baby Boomers were born into the beginning of a long and prosperous world economy. Their children also grew up in prosperity. Now, as the world economy dips into a long period of economic recession, the Boomers approach their retirement years---while many still support their unemployed adult children. These retirement tips can help boomers smoothly navigate toward their second life.
Retirement Living Guide for Senior Citizens
By Linda Richard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,680. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging
Retirement Living Guide for Senior Citizens has the information you need to make wise decisions for retirement. This retirement guide contains valuable information about Social Security, money management, Internet safety, and economical and green living, with a variety of sources for additional reading and review.
Knitting With Hospital Gloves, The How-To Guide for Becoming Instant Caregivers
By Karen J Rinehart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
"It’s not a matter of IF we'll get the call that our parents need our help, it’s just a matter of WHEN. Having these tools ahead of time is so crucial. Karen’s sense of humor, mingled with her personal experience, provides an empathetic reality to what we'll all eventually go through. "Susan Avello, Vice President/Partner – Aging Info USA
10 Common Causes of Nutritional Deficit in Senior Adults
By Tonia Boterf
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
At every age the human body requires different nutrients. 68% of all seniors need to improve their nutritional diets. This guide discusses what extra vitamins might be needed as an adult;
Second Childhood
By Manish Patel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,310. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011 by Sadie Books. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Manish Patel, physical therapist, lecturer, and author, tackles the subject of aging and caring for our parents. Wouldn’t it be great if we could love and care for them as they age with grace, knowing we are there for them as they were for us? Second Childhood will inspire you to build stronger bonds with those who are near you.
Cure Osteoporosis Now: Natural Ways To Prevent and Reverse Bone Loss
By Health Research Staff
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012 by Millwood Media. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal
Preventing and treating osteoporosis naturally is safer and more effective, and seldom with negative side effects. Led by our veteran Ph.D. researcher, we've uncovered natural alternatives that have already been proven in the treatment of osteoporosis. You can start working on your "osteoporosis-free" life today!
Yes, There is the Possibility That I Might Die ...Someday (A Lighthearted Workbook)
By Sandra Asper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,770. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
(5.00 from 1 review)
Call me crazy, but when I die I would rather choose how it's all going to go, at least one last time.It would be just swell to save those relatives and friends all those crabby hours, and bad decisions regarding my funeral, memorial service, wake, or whatever else I want to have happen to me after I bid adieu.
Alzheimer's Care - The Caregiver's Guide to Understanding Alzheimer's Disease & Best Practices to Care for People with Alzheimer's & Dementia
By Nancy J. Wiles
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 20,860. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by Living Plus Healthy Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Alzheimer's disease affects about 13 percent of individuals over the age of 65 & about 50 percent of those over age of 85. Near 15 million Americans spend their time caring for a person with Alzheimer’s dementia. "Alzheimer's Care" will teach you all you need to know about the signs & symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, how to care for your loved one, deal with your emotions, family life, & more.
8 Residential Alternatives for Independent Living for Aging
By Tonia Boterf
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Many people have no idea what options are available if aging parents cannot continue to live in the current home. This guide includes how to assess and decide which residential option is the 'right' one, and how to assist the parent(s)' move so it is smoother, more organized, and easier for everyone.
First Love, Last Dance
By Nancy Rossman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,040. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
This memoir is about Elise, who fell in love for the first time at 19. Peter was his name. She became engaged to him at 21 but didn't marry him until she was 75. They recently celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary at age 90. The story and book has been embraced by NBC and CNN.
Caring for Aging Parents
By Tonia Boterf
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Caring for aging parents can be challenging. With the right tools and information for both adult child and their parents, the caring process can be easier, less stressful, less time consuming and more joyful. The desire is for parents to continue to live as independently as possible in their own home and to help them with the challenges that aging causes.
Dance With Me
By Diane Garonzik
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,280. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
The book DANCE WITH ME began as a story for Diane Garonzik’s niece and nephew to get to know their Grandma Pearl and Grandpa Herby. Along the way Diane realized that this love story, including her father’s 12 years of dementia and her mother’s battle with diabetes, had humorous “gems” that could be enjoyed by a wider audience.
40 Life Enhancing Tips for your Aging Parents
By Tonia Boterf
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
40 tips with resources and information to assist you in caring for aging parents and senior adults in these areas: Caregiving, Finances, Assessments, Legal Matters, Residential Options, Medical Issues, Services, Family Dynamics
235 Helpful Home Accommodations & Adaptations for Seniors
By Tonia Boterf
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,080. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
This guide distinguishes itself by the sheer number of practical and no/low cost changes that can be made in every area of a parent's life and in their adult child's life. It makes daily living tasks easier, allows people to maintain their independence and safety longer, and promotes a better quality of life. Most seniors want to live in their own homes as long as possible.