Books tagged: ageism

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Best Podcasts: The Digital Divide
Pre-release—available April 6, 2017. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Podcasting, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
An annotated guide to 22 podcasts on the topics of economic class, ageism, and people who are incarcerated. Recommended apps for listening are included, along with the benefits of podcasts. This guide is for anyone interested in podcasts on these topics and for those who recommend podcasts to others.
Witch Wobblyknees and the Wibbly Wobbly Wand
Series: Elves of Tralado · Crimson Cloak Educational. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / New Experience
An elderly witch gets a new wand, and transforms her life. Charming fable about self-confidence and not underestimating others, from Rosita Bird, with Sarah Waterfield's wonderful illustrations.
Overcoming Age Discrimination in Employment
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,330. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Discrimination, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Human resource management
Overcoming Age Discrimination in Employment: An Essential Guide for Workers, Advocates & Employers, is a timely and much needed resource to understand the major law governing age discrimination in the United States. This book provides an easy-to-understand overview of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967using real cases to demonstrate how age-related issues are analyzed and decided.
Sunshine Estates: Rx for Rosedale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,970. Language: American English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
This humorous cozy mystery is current and timely. The novel weaves an intriguing mystery, but also deals with the high cost of health insurance, ageism in the workplace, and retirees looking for re-employment. A reviewer at the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography rated the book an 8.6 out of 10, describing the novel as "smart, funny, and unexpected."
How To Be Old: The Thinking Person's Guide to Retirement
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging, Fiction » Classics
Cicero's ON OLD AGE is now adapted, explained, & updated for today. “Getting old is not for sissies,” said Bette Davis. That's the theme of ON OLD AGE. Except that Cicero did not believe in denying aging or hiding its effects. What he believed had been passed on for ages and still resonates. De Senectute by Marcus Tullius Cicero is adapted by Richard Gerberding & illustrated by Lance Rossi.
The Deadly EPOS
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Bob, an elderly supplier of restaurant tableware is regularly taunted by a spiteful young restaurant manager. Other staff delight in the amusing fracas created, including Thierry, the restaurant owner. One day Bob snaps and causes a scene in front of customers. It is an amusing event for Thierry until he receives a call from Bob's solicitor.
Prisoner of Age
Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
This thought provoking ebook follows the life of Michelle, a senior who's favourite son has moved in with her after the death of her husband. Initially welcome, he becomes more controlling as time goes on.
Afraid of Our Own Shadow: A Manifesto and Guide for Conscious Co-Creation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,340. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
This paradigm shifting book addresses the importance of facing our collective shadows of denial and victim consciousness. The author shares seven steps to better conscious co-creation, three societal wounds that can prevent conscious co-creation, and four pitfalls and how to overcome them.
The Berzerkley Blues
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
An octogenarian woman, struggling to make ends meet in her Berkeley, California home, is unduly harassed by an attorney couple in the house next door, and enlists the aid of family, friends, and her community, to expose and expel The Neighbors from Hell. Inspired by actual unconscionable events.
Changing Minds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Essay » Sociology
This is a didactic narration written in an amusing way, which captivates the reader from start to finish on a rapid pace journey twisting and turning with imagery. It explains the lifespan development of neuronal (nerve) paths and the effect on the aging mind. Helpful for teaching people awareness of Ageism and an understanding of how to prevent it.