Books tagged: care elderly

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The Care Home
Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The advert that stood out said: ‘room to let in an old folk’s home’. Basically, it was sheltered housing for people over fifty-five, the minimum age. The rest of the place was a haven for the senile and the disabled: a care home with sheltered housing. But, those two blighters’ fate and destiny hadn’t finished yet, and they were bored.
Over the Moon Travel Treasures: A Collection of Diverse Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2019 by Narrow Way Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The 7 short stories contained in Over the Moon Travel Treasures are as diverse in technique and theme as one could hope for; nevertheless, they are united in the fact that travel is a common element, along with the appearance of something to do with the Moon because this book is dedicated to those brave travelers of Apollo 11, who flew to the Moon fifty years ago. Look for those in these stories.
The Curtain Twitchers
Series: Personality Disorder stories. Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.00 from 1 review)
Jessie and Aggie are sisters. They like to interfere with other people. A touching moment in the lives of Moira and their mother as they stagger on regardless.
Should I Lie? Approaches To Dementia Care - Lay Summary
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
This document presents the findings from a research project conducted on approaches to dementia care. It specifically addresses the issue of whether or not it is acceptable to lie to someone with dementia when providing care.
Therapeutic lying and approaches to dementia care in Ireland: North & South
Price: Free! Words: 48,110. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Therapeutic lying and approaches to dementia care in Ireland: North & South
Physical Environments for Long-term Care: Ideas Worth Sharing
Price: Free! Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
This book is one of several publications we have written as part of our project to make nursing homes places where residents, workers, families, volunteers, and managers are treated with dignity and respect and where joy, as well as appropriate care, is a goal.
Words from the Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016 by Nursesnook&Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Aging, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love
A collection of original works, most of which were inspired by the sudden insertion of an articulate and vibrant 94-year-old loved one, now suffering from sudden onset dementia, into our household and everyday life.
Atul Gawande's Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
This is a Summary of Atul Gawande's Being Mortal, where this bestselling author tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending.
Mistaken Identities
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,460. Language: American English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
Identity is a slippery thing. Not everyone is who they say they are, or who they think they are. Five stories that examine the possibilities.
Old Is Not A Four-Letter Word: A Guidebook for the Journey through Old
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,280. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging
Never has a generation seemed so unprepared to face the inevitable changes that happen to us as we become old. Old Is Not A Four-Letter Word is a clarion call to change our paradigm from dread and denial of aging to an enthusiastic anticipation, planning, and preparation for our elder years. This guidebook outlines in simple terms the plans and tasks this journey requires.
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