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A Chance to Say Goodbye: Reflections on Losing a Parent
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 54,180. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
Author, Lisa J. Shultz embraces a challenging and often avoided topic of facing the end-of-life stage of a loved one. With courage, vulnerability and love, she recounts her dad's storied life, including its difficult ending. Wrought with what she felt was unnecessary suffering in for all involved at the end, she strives to help others find a more peaceful final chapter of life.
Complicated Care
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,710. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Low funds, hurricane damage, threats of lawsuits, disappearing neighbors in Seaside Flats and whispers of elder abuse at the police kiosk damage Blanche Binkley’s calm in her Florida condo world. Turns out those would be the least of the problems she’d be dealing with once she finds Edna from the first floor. An exclusive island off the coast holds more menace than fancy mansions.
Going Places in Northern Europe: Armchair Adventures and Activities
Price: $24.00 USD. Words: 86,040. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017 by Idyll Arbor. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book is designed to be used for a travel activity lasting one hour, one day, or one week, and spread over daily, weekly, monthly, or annual sessions. It can provide new ways to celebrate special events, such as holidays including St. Patrick’s Day and Bastille Day. In addition, each chapter’s Game section includes a fun and easy traditional game.
Lasting Touch: A mother and son’s journey of joy, challenges, sadness and discovery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,760. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » General cookbooks
For nearly ten years Jean-François visited his widowed and unwell mother every other week, to ensure her comfort. Regularly, he invited her to come and live with him. Each time Lise, his mother, kindly refused saying she was not ready. One spring day, she called and asked: “Is the offer still good?”
Motherhood: Lost and Found
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,670. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017 by Divine Phoenix. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Motherhood: Lost and Found takes the reader on a journey where Alzheimer’s disease and infertility intersect. At age 33, award-winning author and poet Ann Campanella returns to her home state of North Carolina ready to build a horse farm and start a family. Ann’s foundation is shaken when she experiences multiple miscarriages at the same time her mother spirals into Alzheimer’s.
Words from the Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016 by Nursesnook&Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of original works, most of which were inspired by the sudden insertion of an articulate and vibrant 94-year-old loved one, now suffering from sudden onset dementia, into our household and everyday life.
You can Survive: 101 Tips Every Alzheimer's Caregiver Should Know
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,630. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
101 Tips Every Alzheimer's Caregiver Should Know will: •Help you provide better care for your loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease. *Help protect the person with Alzheimer’s disease and keep families and friends safe •Reduce stress for both caregivers and care-receivers •Make caring for your loved ones daily needs easier, whether the challenges you face are aggressive behavior, bathing, mealtime
Alzheimer's: Living Between Body and Spirit
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,040. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
As Barbara watched her mother Elsie descend into Alzheimer's, she slowly realized her mother's soul seemed intact. Working with psychics, Barbara explored Elsie's world. Elsie now preferred the other side—visiting, exploring, experiencing. When she finally realized life held no more for her, she quickly let go—leaving behind a rich trail of clues, insights, wisdom, hope, laughter, and lov
Alzheimer's Transformed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
No one can dismiss the devastating effects of Alzheimer's--yet Barbara Erakko finds herself inexplicably surprised by beauty and hope. Her mother leaves tantalizing clues that, while her mind is deteriorating, her spirit remains strong, healthy, and resilient. Indeed, it seems her mother is slowly being transformed from body to spirit as Barbara watches, awestruck.
Final Gifts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015 by Shebooks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Carol Mithers’s memoir of a woman in caregiving hell is funny, sad, brutally honest, and ultimately life-affirming.