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5 Days in January
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,920. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
'5 Days in January' chronicles a father and son's Lewy Body Dementia journey from onset right through to its final moments. It is a brutally honest and highly personal account of the rollercoaster that is LBD - "Bastard Lewy".
Loretta’s Days - The Alzheimer Chronicles
Price: Free! Words: 42,950. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
The story of a husband's devotion and care for his beloved wife. It speaks to the belief that there are certain people destined to be with one another throughout all eternity. This is for the Caregiver faced with what is about to be a journey into the depths of the unknown with each day revealing a new behavior that challenges them, their family and the hopeless victim of this terrible disease.
A Chance to Say Goodbye: Reflections on Losing a Parent
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 54,180. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
Author, Lisa J. Shultz embraces a challenging and often avoided topic of facing the end-of-life stage of a loved one. With courage, vulnerability and love, she recounts her dad's storied life, including its difficult ending. Wrought with what she felt was unnecessary suffering in for all involved at the end, she strives to help others find a more peaceful final chapter of life.
The Truth About Elderly Narcissists
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,860. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
"The Truth About Elderly Narcissists" was created to help those who are faced with the unique challenges of dealing with or caring for elderly narcissists.
Lasting Touch: A mother and son’s journey of joy, challenges, sadness and discovery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,760. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » General cookbooks
For nearly ten years Jean-François visited his widowed and unwell mother every other week, to ensure her comfort. Regularly, he invited her to come and live with him. Each time Lise, his mother, kindly refused saying she was not ready. One spring day, she called and asked: “Is the offer still good?”
Feisty, Fabulous and 50 Plus: 21 Women Share Their Candid and Compelling Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,580. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Feisty, Fabulous & 50+ is a collection of 21 ‘warts and all’ stories written by women navigating their way through their 50s and beyond. The stories are inspirational, frank and uplifting as each woman tackles her own set of challenges – all recounted with humour, insight and self-deprecation. A true testament to understated strength and resilience.
The Widower's Mite
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,100. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is a modern day, true telling of the parable of the Widow’s Mite. I offer it as a small measure, a “Widower’s Mite” if you will, to put a spotlight on someone who would crack my skull for drawing attention to her if she were still living, but someone whose life could be, and should be, an inspiration to all of us. I dedicate it to the memory of the most inspirational person I ever knew.
An Irruption of Owls
Price: Free! Words: 74,730. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
A mysterious illness is the catalyst for this story about a daughter’s homecoming, several chapters of which are devoted to the life-altering effects of a drug called Fosamax, prescribed to millions of women. This book, the second installment in a family saga that takes place on three continents, views from the perspective of small-town New England the forces that shape our lives.
A Silent Bugle, Journals of an Alzheimer's daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,260. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
During my father’s illness, my focus was on his needs alone. I didn’t have time to consider that I was suffering too. It wasn’t until my father had passed away that I realized the act of journaling had played a powerful role in my coping. It helped me to process my emotions, relieve guilt, weather role reversal, find humour, make decisions . . . and continue to love my ever-changing father.
Surviving the STRESS of Your Parents' Old Age
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
How to combat or prevent life crippling depression and how to traverse the mine fields of elder care such as: Is it time for our elder to hang up the car keys?, How to deal with hospital stays and doctor's appointments?, What happens if they get dementia?, Should they live with us, or a care facility?, How to deal with our loved ones belongs after they relocate to the nursing home or af
Obama, Oy Vey: The Wit and Wisdom of My 107-Year-Old Mother
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,080. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Author Steven Zwerling’s mother is 107, remembers Women’s Suffrage, supports same-sex marriage, thinks Chris Christie is popular because he’s fat and still believes no one’s exempt from following the Golden Rule. Zwerling chronicles conversations with his feisty mother and her equally plucky friends in this funny and heartwarming short story collection.
Live It Up Before You are Too Darn Old: Grappling with maturity and growth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,620. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Glen Greenway's latest book, Grappling with Maturity and Growth, has one thing in common with his previous books: an engaging writing-style, humour and loads of practical advice to guide you through the ageing process.
Retire to the Life You Love
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,920. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014 by Summertime Publishing & Springtime Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Retire to the Life You Love invites you to embrace your future from the inside, out. Through its practical tools and real life examples, you gain clarity and confidence to be the unique individual you are and to do what is most important and joyful to you. This is a work of wisdom inspired by the author’s more than 25 years of experience facilitating the career transitions of thousands of people.
The Opinionated Old Cow: Ruminations from the Field
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,700. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
After a lifetime of enforced diplomatic conduct, Alena Schram has begun venting her opinions on subjects dear to the dicky hearts of baby boomers: from the perils of Facebook, the annoying tendencies of husbands who co-shop, and the defective rearing of grandchildren, to sports cars for the menopausal, bras that winch, and chin hairs with minds of their own.
Thrown Again into the Frazzle Machine: Poems of Grace, Hope, and Healing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,130. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
May these poems be a lifeboat, offering comfort, healing, inspiration, and hope. Although telling a personal story, aspects might express something you want to say or help someone you care about. I should tell you right off it has a very happy ending as I came through what seemed like a long black tunnel, “the only way out, is through….”
A Long and Winding Road: A Caregiver's Tale of Life, Love, and Chaos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,510. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Anaiah Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Linda Brendle takes you on a roller-coaster ride of emotional and spiritual challenges that many families are facing right now. Co-dependency, mental breakdowns, and finding love after divorce are just a few of the issues weaved into this journey of caregiving.
Life: The Next Phase
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,300. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Do you have a parent or loved one who is one the over 40 million seniors in the U.S.? If so, this book is for you. It is designed to help you navigate the most common issues of your aging parents or loved ones. It provides you with practical roadmaps that guide you through four of the situations they are likely to face.
Memphis Afternoons
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 64,770. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
A touching, sometimes hilarious memoir of the 1950s when southern propriety was giving way to bourbon, Elvis, and sexual discovery. With rueful wit the author artfully renders a youth of hunting and fishing giving way to brawls, debutante parties, and literary exploration. The story is told against a wistful background of the poignant portrayal of a father struck by Alzheimer's.
Getting Older and Golder
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,410. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Getting Older and Golder: Happiness and Health in Body, Mind, and Spirit in our Senior Years is about abundant living and loving in our journey into older age. You will find stories and reflections on material needs, partnership, physical and mental wellbeing, happiness, retirement, aloneness, precious time, staying safe, refreshing mind and spirit – and grandkids. A life guide with a difference.
Old Wives Tales: Living Our Lives - Becoming Ourselves Twenty-Five Women's Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,110. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Old Ain't A Dirty Word! At eighty-four, it's welcome news. Old Wives Tales, is Peg Mayo's seventeenth book. Old is defined as sixty-seven to the end of the game. This is a collaborative effort of many old women. The eldest participant is ninety-seven. Peg's forty years as a psychotherapist helped shape their wisdom entertainingly. Cover photos are from a while back.

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