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The Accidental Caregiver's Survival Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,380. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
The Accidental Caregiver's Survival Guide gives caregivers the roadmap to caregiving without regret. Inside you will learn practical tips, tools, and coping strategies to recharge your caregiving energy so you can revitalize your own life while you care for your loved one.
The Long Goodbye: When Someone You Love Has Dementia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
As the Baby Boomer Generation continues to age, experts predict that dementia will become epidemic. Caught in the middle are their loved ones who struggle to take care of them. In The Long Goodbye, Beth Patterson brings to light some tips for caregivers in caring for their loved ones with dementia and themselves.
Swallowing Disorders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Swallowing Disorders (also known as dysphagia) is a reference guide that offers in depth information on chewing and swallowing function in both normal and impaired elders. Included in the book are signs and symptoms of dysphagia as well as what can be done to manage it. Gabrielle Garbin is a speech pathologist with a breadth of experience evaluating and treating patients with swallowing disorders.
Good Long Term Care How to Find It, Get IT, and Pay for It.
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 42,530. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
With more than 20 years experience in elder law, attorney Carl B. Zacharia shares with you the most important elements of long term care that you must know in order to find, get and pay for Good Long Term Care. Secrets about the Medicaid payment system as well as Veterans Benefits are explored and explained. The book is a wealth of nuggets of information to protect yourself and your loved one.
Thank God I'm Frank
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,410. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
I always expected my ninety-two-year-old father to die alone in his apartment; I never anticipated he’d go insane first. I was hoping he could keep it together a little longer, hold out for another week until I got there (but no).There’s never a good time for a crisis, especially when it involves a crazy man.
Aromatherapy in Alzheimer's Care
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aromatherapy, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Revered for centuries for their restorative properties to the body, mind and spirit, essential oils have been used by healers to treat a multitude of symptoms. It has been proven that the sense of scent combined with the sense of touch will reach the inner most parts of the person through the fog of Alzheimer’s disease.
The Domestic Administrator Portfolio
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
52 page home management binder to inventory personal, financial and medical information. Great for personal home management, estate managers or caregivers!
How to Deal with Mom's Complaints
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
A complaint is not always a criticism. It is not always a simple matter to identify the real problem behind a complaint. Loved ones may be experiencing difficulty adjusting to the aging process which may also be complicated by feelings of rejection and guilt. Learn how to deal with family complaints proactively.
Frequency and Indicators of Malnutrition in Elderly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
Clearly elderly that are at risk for weight loss who are treated with additional emphasis during meal times and throughout the day can greatly benefit, even avoid the early onset of nutritionally triggered catastrophic health failures. Learn to recognize the signs of anorexia and dehydration.
Alzheimer's Disease Primer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 490. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Left unchecked, sufferers of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias are expected to increase are expected to increase in epidemic proportions. There is no known cure, and little is understood definitively about the cause of Alzheimer's disease, which afflicts about 4 million Americans. This number is expected to increase to a staggering 14 million people in the next 50 years.
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