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Embarrass Less: A Practical Guide for Doctors, Nurses, Students and Hospitals
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Although hospitalized patients rarely say so, embarrassment is one of their greatest fears. This book understands their concerns and explains how caregivers can reduce those fears, often to the vanishing point. Patients will become more comfortable and cooperative. Heathcare will go more smoothly and efficiently,
My Ideal Partner: How I Met, Married, And Cared For The Man I Loved Despite Debilitating Odds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,030. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In September 2005, Abbie Johnson married Bill Taylor, 19 years her senior and blind. Three months later, he suffered the first of two strokes that confined him to a wheelchair. Here, the author tells the story of how she met, married, and then cared for Bill for six years, detailing both the happy times and the hard ones. After one month in a nursing home, Bill Taylor passed away in October 2012.
You Got To Do What You Got To Do
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 212,860. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
My experience as a caregiver taking care of my parents for over twenty years. During this time we went through hundreds of doctors visits, multiple medical procedures and hospital stays. This is a collection of these situations, procedures and techniques. It was a life changing experience that affected me forever.
Last Dance at the Savoy: Life, Love and Caring for Someone With Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,440. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
LAST DANCE AT THE SAVOY is both a personal story about Scott's husband, Geoff Miller, the founding editor of Los Angeles magazine, who lived life fully despite having a terminal illness, and a sharing of her insights on dealing with the day-to-day issues of caring for someone with progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP). *Includes a resource guide. *A percentage of royalties are donated to CurePSP.
Stolen Memories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Willa never expected to lose her sister at such a young age. The emptiness of dementia replaced a lifetime of memories. Nearing the stage of her disease where she experienced major personality and behavior changes, Zara was often difficult to handle. The fifty-seven-year-old didn’t react well to anyone except Willa. Share the journey these sisters take when Zara’s disease progresses.
Taking Care of the Caregiver: Suggestions and Tips in Three Main Areas of the Caregiving Process
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 16,530. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management
This book is about what I’d considered the three main areas of being a caregiver. Area one is the actual caring for an ailing loved one. Area two is about connecting with your ailing loved one. And area three is about taking care of you, the caregiver. For, without you, your loved one may not receive the love and care they deserve.
My Parent Had Dementia: Our Family’s Story from Pre-Illness to Heaven
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 26,930. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
This book is about my mother’s journey with dementia and ours with being her caregivers. It is my hope that by telling my story, others who are struggling with these issues may find some valuable tips, resources, and hope in knowing they are not alone.
Full of Holes
Price: Free! Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Full of holes is a short story examining the life of a mother caring for a chronically ill child. A child who is full of holes--holes that can potentially save his life, but also make caring for him difficult. Not only does Laura Shuman worry for her son, she also faces a disintegrating marriage and foundering friendships. What will it take to restore her hope-to discover the woman she once was?
Cancer What to Do or Say
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,440. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
At age forty-four, Claudia Mulcahy was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer. She quickly learned people didn’t know what to do or say. In her book, she shares with ease some of the things you’ll experience, whether you’re newly diagnosed or know someone who has cancer.
The Disrespect of Christopher Caruthers
Price: Free! Words: 31,510. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
The morning Christopher Caruthers woke with a unique and inexplicable condition was the day his life and the lives those around him changed forever.