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Cognitive Activity Design: Designing Creative Activities and Art-Based Projects That Promote Brain Health and Flourishing
Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 49,860. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Neuroscience
Learn to design and implement activities for older adults that promote cognitive wellness - the combined benefits of brain health and “flourishing. Learn how to integrate evidence-based research from neuroscience, cognitive aging and positive psychology. Make every activity an opportunity to strengthen brains and enhance the capacity to feel fulfillment and joy.
The Unfortunate Case of Agatha Bitters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Miss Agatha Demon Bitters is an octogenarian who has led a long, fruitful and active life. She isn't about to let not having a driver's license or a minor lack of funds or memory slow her down. She knows what she's about, most of the time.
Shadows of Memories (Baxter Academy)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,930. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
Jenna Ferguson knows exactly what sort of player Cole Harper is. And now he's turned his sights on her, though she has no idea why since he never seemed to even know she existed until now. * If there's one thing Cole Harper knows, it's that Jenna Ferguson needs someone to lean on, someone to love her, and that someone really should be him.
The Trinket Box
Price: Free! Words: 17,740. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » General
Milton Brooks hasn’t been the same since his wife, June, passed away five years ago. His memory has been slipping, and he worries that soon he won’t remember her at all. When he finds a vintage cigar box hidden in June’s old dresser, he begins to obsess over the odd collection of knick-knacks contained inside it — but his journey to remember the past will take a horrifying turn for the worse.
Up the Creek Without a Tadpole
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
The letters Gillian Griffith wrote to her elderly, demented mother were never intended to be read - they were simply Gillian’s way of dealing with her own anger and guilt towards her high-handed, infuriating and impossibly challenging mother. To Gillian’s own surprise, “as the words bounced back at me off the page, magic happened”. This book brings a new insight into the effects of dementia.
Brain Food
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is a psychological fantasy short story. What if an elderly woman gets it in her head that fish really is brain food? And what if she decides if a little of something is good, a lot more would be better?
After the Rehearsal Living with Dementia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,340. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Children with special needs
At the heart of the book is a carer's story. However, it is much, much more than that. It is a book about being human, about the ups and downs of life, about loving, about trying to make sense and work out, and around the things that life throws at you how you have to find a way of living without ever forgetting your loved one.
The Bitter End
Price: Free! Words: 6,650. Language: British English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A body has been washed up on the shore, and as he begins his journey to confirm whether it is that of his estranged father, Thomas reflects upon the misery that man brought into his life, and questions whether everyone would be better off if his father truly were dead. From indie story-teller Les Rolt comes a gripping tale exploring the scars that the past leave upon us.
Strong Brains, Sharp Minds: The Definitive Guide to the MINDRAMP Method For Brain Health & Mental Development
Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 95,880. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
Live long and live well! Strong Brains, Sharp Minds unlocks the mysteries of “Qualongevity” (longevity with quality-of-life) by synthesizing, organizing and explaining a wealth of current science on brain health and creative aging. Strong Brains, Sharp Minds is a definitive guide and source for current information and theory on behavioral approaches to preventing and slowing cognitive decline.
Notable Non-Fiction
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling, Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
Non-fiction in short story format can be entertaining too. These five contributions from members of Top Writers Block touch on a variety of subjects from 'Life After Death' to getting a ticket from the police. As always, the authors' proceeds will go to Sea Shepherd who devotes itself to protecting our oceans and the life within.