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101 Tips on Staying Safe at Home with Dementia. Avoid falls, floods, injuries, accidents, doorstep crime and more…
Price: $1.21 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: British English. Published: September 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
A comprehensive, go-to guide for enhancing personal safety and security and making the home safer to live. Offering fast and easy ways to help people with dementia to manage their daily lives better and stay safer at home, whether through simple DIY modifications, assistive technology or research-backed strategies.
Loving Zelda: A Stepdaughter's Caregiving Journal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,560. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This 18-month narrative, rich in detail and beautifully crafted language, explores the joys and challenges of caregiving with total transparency and generous dollops of humor. Kirkham's memoir pulsates with lively snapshots of the everyday, helpful back-story, complex characters, and lessons in compassion. Zelda's is an unpredictable, painful journey, sweetened by love and reconciliation.
Just Another Day in the Retirement Home: A Journey of the Heart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,880. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2019 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
"Just Another Day in the Retirement Home" is a memoir about an eight year journey experienced by Janet Fraser, whose aging parents were living their final years in a retirement home. It is about loss and grief, yet it is a story of love, joy, resilience and gratitude. It is about life with all the tears and laughter, and what truly matters at the end of life
Can't Stop Falling, A Caregiver's Love Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,830. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This suspenseful self-help dramatizes what made a couple’s love of 34 years strong enough to survive challenges all caregivers face. It provides hope and guidance for caregivers facing Cancer, Parkinson’s, and Alzheimer’s: finding financial assistance; creating timeout space; deciding on nursing home and hospice; surviving grief after the death of the loved one; handling anger and regaining faith.
Bringing Mom Home: How Two Sisters Moved Their Mother Out of Assisted Living to Care For Her Under One Amazingly Large Roof
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,660. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
Bringing Mom Home tells the true story of two Christian sisters who decide to care for their dying mother at home. Their families buy a big house, move in together, and bring their mother out of assisted living. The decision disrupts their lives and reveals long-festering hurts, but it also allows healing and growth as the Holy Spirit works.
Christian Caregiving: Practical Advice for a Happy Ending
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
The Perfect Primer Based on personal experience and extensive research, “Christian Caregiving: Practical Advice for a Happy Ending” is the perfect primer to understand caregiving within a spiritual context. It is easy to read, cuts through the fog of current jargon and programs and provides relief from the anxiety of caring for loved ones.
Sisterly Shove: A Fight to the Death Against Pancreatic Cancer and Dementia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,850. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2018 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Growing up, Malia and Diane always loved each other despite their birth order differences. But the two sisters don’t see how truly oppositely they view life, death and the caregiving in between until their beloved parents are whittled away by cancer and dementia. As they struggle to share eldercare from opposite coasts and conflicting mindsets, sisterly love changes to sisterly shove.
Tribute to a Dead Friend
Price: Free! Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A chance meeting forges a relationship that lasts beyond the grave.
Creating a Rich and Meaningful Life in Long-Term Care
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,180. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Drawing on two decades of experience in long-term care, Ms. Konarzewski discusses how to help elders thrive, grow, and live with more joy, inspiration, and purpose. Practical tips and tools for designing programs are interwoven with uplifting stories. Programs include honoring wisdom, celebrating lives and dreams, and healing through nature, poetry, massage therapy, and the expressive arts.
Meditation for Moms and Dads: 108 Tips for Mindful Parents and Caregivers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,020. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2017 by ClearSky. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration
This entertaining combination of tips, real-parent stories, and poetry demonstrates that parents can squelch the mindset of "I can't to I will" and celebrate the opportunity to embrace parenthood and worldly life itself as a vital spiritual practice.