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Understanding Dementia - A Simple Guide for Families and Caregivers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,920. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Dementia is not a normal sign of aging, yet over 5 million Americans have already been diagnosed with this devastating disorder. By 2050 that number is expected to rise to 16 million, according to the Alzheimer's Association. This guide is written for those who are beginning to notice puzzling signs within themselves -- signals that they are not acting or thinking as before. It is also for concern
Time To Let Go
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,560. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Following an incident at work Stewardess Hanna Korhonen decides to take time off to spend time with her elderly parents in rural England. There she finds that her family can't provide the easy getaway that she had hoped for. Her mother suffers from Alzheimer's and while being confronted with the consequences of her issues at work, she and her entire family are forced to reassess their lives.
Letters to Nan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,380. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
James has always had a special bond with his Nan. When he's offered the opportunity to follow his boyhood dream in Europe, he can't wait to tell her. But she has news for him as well - she's been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Seven years later, James stands at the door of the nursing home, wondering if Nan will be anything like the woman he remembers, and if she'll remember him...
Shadows of Memories (Baxter Academy)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,930. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
Jenna Ferguson knows exactly what sort of player Cole Harper is. And now he's turned his sights on her, though she has no idea why since he never seemed to even know she existed until now. * If there's one thing Cole Harper knows, it's that Jenna Ferguson needs someone to lean on, someone to love her, and that someone really should be him.
Detailing, An Alzheimer's Tale
Price: Free! Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Detailing" concerns a man going to visit his mother in a nursing home for the first time. He uses many measures to divert his mind from the situation and the guilt that hounds him. He revisits the past throughout his time with his uncommunicative mother.
The Files Death Forgot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The Grim Reaper, exhausted from overwork, can’t recall where he’d hidden the files that contain the names of those who are slated to die in an upcoming pandemic.
Lost Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
Alzheimer's is a terrible disease; it robs us of who we are. Or does it?
The Accidental Lives of Julian Landon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,720. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Accidental Lives of Julian Landon is a story of romance, illusions, fractured reality, tragedy and the quirks of mystery and irony that make less tedious the pathways and shadows of our human journeys. It is a tale of fantasy and reality, interwoven in a visionary way that lays bare the mind’s tension between hopes and realness, truths and near-truths, and the logical and illogical.
"Old Folks"
Price: Free! Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Walter has been forgotten by his wife, and is forced to watch her from a distance. He starts to realize her memories are returning to her, and is convinced he must find a way to revive them. He will be forced to face many obstacles including her own memories, the guards/occupants of their retirement community, and even his own personal demons along the way.
Sarah
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,040. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » General
Sometimes we find we are immersed in Evil and even the best we can do, simply isn't good enough. At every turn we find that there is simply no good choice, only ones that get us deeper into the darkness. Evil can be found in a twisting of our mental processes through situation or disease in the formation of our thoughts. Includes the short story, "The Fall".