Books tagged: caregiver burnout

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Dementia Diary, A Caregiver's Journal
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,800. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
For 15 years, Robert Tell was his widowed Mom's caregiver as her mind and personality disappeared into the fog of dementia. He tells the tale with compassion and humor in this full length, fast moving memoir. His lesson: Caregiver burnout can be helped. If you are watching your loved one vanish into the sinkhole of Alzheimer's Disease (or another dementia), "Dementia Diary" will lift your spirit
Kicking Cancer's Ass: A Light-Hearted Guide to the Fight of Your Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
Written by a cancer survivor and patient advocate, Kicking Cancer's Ass is about dealing with one of life's greatest challenges with all the support and knowledge you need. Overflowing with tips, helpful hints, and humour. Kicking Cancer's Ass can help you get more out of your doctor, set up your support system, beat the 4 am blues and much more. Includes 3 bonus chapters: A Guide for Caregivers.
Knitting With Hospital Gloves, The How-To Guide for Becoming Instant Caregivers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
"It’s not a matter of IF we'll get the call that our parents need our help, it’s just a matter of WHEN. Having these tools ahead of time is so crucial. Karen’s sense of humor, mingled with her personal experience, provides an empathetic reality to what we'll all eventually go through. "Susan Avello, Vice President/Partner – Aging Info USA
When Real Life Begins
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Price: Free! Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A vibrant woman tells how, as her actor husband fights for his life, the closer he gets to death, the more powerful his acting grows...while in this turmoil, she discovers her passion to produce theatre. True play of Claire Higgins and Kricker James. “Tour de force. Thrilling.” PLAYS INTERNATNL “Unforgettable. You wish it would stop, but know you’d feel robbed if it did.” NEW YORK TIMES
Brain Wreck
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When her husband, Ken, is devastated by a traumatic brain injury, Barbara is thrust into the role of caregiver and must confront the fear that he will never again be the vibrant man he was. The chaos and unrelenting tension take a toll as she suffers the ripple effects of a loved one's TBI. Finding comfort by writing daily in her journal, she vows they will find a way to recover together.
Come Back Early Today
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 98,750. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Come Back Early Today tells the powerful true love story of Marie’s remarkable 30-year relationship with a delightfully colorful, wickedly eccentric Romanian gentleman and scholar. The book is also a valuable resource for Alzheimer’s caregivers, illustrating how Marie solved numerous problems that typically arise when caring for someone with dementia.
Caregiver Burnout
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 910. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Part of the art of being a successful caregiver in the ability to set expectations, see one’s own limitations and learn to care for ourselves as well as others. Learn some coping strategies to maintain your sanity.
Caregiver Stress
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 930. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
According to the results of a new study of the health of caregivers, there is mounting evidence that explains why caregivers often become patients themselves while caring for a loved one. Learn how to recognize the risks and how to cope.