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Multiple Sclerosis, an Enigma
By Terry Crawford Palardy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 40,150. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The true story of a middle-aged woman being unexpectedly diagnosed with a young person's disease: multiple sclerosis. The journey to diagnosis and the reality of the treatment brought a premature end to her career as a public school teacher. Making decisions about disease modifying drugs and their side effect/benefit ratio; receiving the support of a loving spouse; questioning the diagnosis.
Surviving in the Sandwich Generation
By Donna Smith
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
If you are in the Sandwich Generation, you are the one who is smack dab in the middle of raising/helping/caregiving at least 2 other generations, usually family members. The Sandwich "Generationers" are the unsung heros and heroines in life. This book gives you practical advice on how to cope.
The House Sitters How-to Handbook
By Rick & Colleen Ray
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 21,370. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Travel the world affordably by house sitting. Full-time sitters Rick and Colleen Ray’s guide to creating impressive profiles and references, finding the best house sits internationally, successfully interviewing with a homeowner, and house sitting like a professional gives you the competitive edge. Web resources, checklists and tips for living on the road. Live your travel dreams house sitting!
My Wife Has Alzheimer's
By J. Wesley Sullivan
Price: Free! Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Category: Nonfiction
The personal journey of J. Wesley Sullivan as he became the caretaker for his wife, Elsie. After fifty years of marriage, Elsie slowly succumbed to Alzheimer's, and Wes -- a newspaperman -- wrote journals to help himself deal with the growing pressures of her condition. He combined those journals into this book, hoping it could help others facing a similarly devastating situation.
Grenfell Mission and People, Ice break-up, Mail boat, Mail plane, Medley of Photographs and Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) Air Transfers in Nain – Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1965-66
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Photo Albums, Book 5. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 980. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
A unique photo album of 116 historical photographs (with original captions) about Grenfell Mission and People, Ice break-up, Mail boat, Mail plane, Medley of Photographs and Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) Air Transfers in Nain – Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1965-66.
Accepting the Unacceptable Alone
By JoAnn Flanery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,030. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction
The day after his thirty-ninth birthday JoAnn Flanery’s husband had a massive heart attack and died in her arms.  While trying to adjust to a new life alone and facing the unique challenges of raising a disabled daughter by herself, she moved across the country to get the special help needed for her child while fighting breast cancer herself.  Tears blend with laughter in this inspirational story.
Long Days, Last Days . . . a down-to-earth guide for those at the bedside
By Hillel Schwartz
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Called to the side of someone critically or chronically ill, what can you do, what will you say? With short alphabetical entries on 200 topics (Checklists, Mutual Peril, Sex, Waiting), LDLD advises on emergency and perplexity, noise and loss. Treating the full ecology of the bedside--its calendar and ethics, its terrain and emotional climate--LDLD empowers all caregivers in days tedious or trying.
Parenting A Parent: The Sequel to Accepting the Unacceptable Alone
By JoAnn Flanery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction
Parenting A Parent is an autobiographical story that begins when JoAnn’s mother, who has dementia, moves in with her. JoAnn found herself caring for her aging parent and her disabled daughter. This is the inspiring true story of what happened during the next five years of intensely difficult trials and hardships, the ultimate triumph of perseverance, love, and the strength that resides within us.