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Links to Understanding: A Guidebook for Professionals Working with Aging People
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Social Services
This timely guide presents relevant scientific facts in clear everyday language, integrates theory with practical day-to-day applications, and will prove useful for professionals as well as anyone interested in working within the aging community.
The Manual Wheelchair Training Guide
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / physical disabilities, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
People who use wheelchairs for mobility and transportation depend heavily on their wheelchair maneuvering skills to accomplish basic living tasks. This book was designed to be used by wheelchair users, their families, friends, caregivers, and anyone else who might need comprehensive information about manual wheelchair skills.
Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia and the Emirates: A Socio-legal Study on Conflicts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,190. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Fascinating study and inside account of the lives of maids and caregivers in the oil-rich Middle East, who become contractually bound to near-slavery by taking positions overseas. Dutch law professor Vlieger interviewed many maids, bosses, and job agencies to get to the truth. She places what she found into a theoretical frame of petropolitics. Accessible to everyone, with compelling stories.
To What Green Altar: A Dementia Caregiver's Journal, Volume II
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,480. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Emma, my mother, was a sweet, beautiful woman, an accomplished watercolorist and pianist, who loved entertaining, travel and raising her toy poodles, until one day she laid down her half-finished sketch, slipped into dementia and I fell backwards into becoming her sole caregiver. "Begins the Night Music: A Dementia Caregiver's Journal, Vol. I" & "To What Green Altar ... Vol. II" tell our story.
Come Back Early Today
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 98,750. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
78 Degrees
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy
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There are currently over 25 million adult children in the United States that had to move back home with their parent or parents. Some moved back for economic reasons and some for health care reasons, and some for both. Whatever the reason, the stress level is elevated for both the parents and the adult child...
The Caregiver’s Guide
Price: Free! Words: 7,730. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
A practical guide that offers helpful tips and suggestions for those who have taken on the task of caring for an elderly or terminal ill loved one. This guide brings your challenges to the fore and allows you to see that although the task ahead of you may seem overwhelming, it is not impossible.
Make Life Better for Seniors: More Than 1,200 Tips for Families and Caregivers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
For the 54 million Americans who currently care for aging parents and loved ones, this important resource provides essential information for solving day-to-day problems in the real world.
Begins the Night Music: A Dementia Caregiver's Journal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,560. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family health
BEGINS THE NIGHT MUSIC: Emma, my mother, was a sweet, beautiful woman, an accomplished watercolorist and pianist, who loved entertaining, travel and raising her toy poodles, until one day she laid down her half-finished sketch, slipped into dementia and I fell backwards into becoming her sole caregiver. —Samantha Mozart
Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Medical Procedures that Alter Suicide Risk
Series: Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk, Book 26. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by American Association of Suicidology. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
A review of suicide risks associated with medical procedures as supported by research literature. Authored by Matthew P. Lahaie, JD, MD, Mayo Clinic Medical School, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and Timothy W. Lineberry, MD, Mayo Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Rochester, MN.