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The Book Reader
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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An elderly collector of second-hand books wrestles with his unusual ability to "read" the lives of his books' previous owners... and with one unique book he can't seem to read.
Two Legged
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
A pair of stories about the concept of reality, the metaphysical issue about life. What is real, after all? First there's a story about deer, or Bambi's. Then there's a story about an elderly couple in an assisted living environment.
Ross
Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A short story on how the economy has affected some of the elderly in our community.
Pensions, Population, and Prosperity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,400. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Education / Adult
In both developed and developing nations, old age security is a concern of the utmost importance. Wealthy nations face ailing government pension systems, while less developed nations struggle to construct viable mechanisms for assisting the needy elderly.
He Doesn't Belong: a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
When the old man moves into the assisted living center, he thinks his kids are just shunting him aside to get rid of him. What use is he anyway when he can no longer live alone? But an old companion--his harmonica--might be the key to building a new life.
Ten Christmas Miracles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,800. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
This unique collection of short Christmas stories from around the world will delight and touch you with their authenticity and sensitivity. Ten marvellous holiday stories about people as diverse as - a Dutch missionary in africa; a bullied Spanish priest in Rome and a poor young Indian girl given an unexpected Christmas gift. All with a touch of magic, to 'warm the cockles of the heart!'
Body, Mind & Spirit: The Awakening (Day 10:I Believe the Seniors Are Our Future)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
Every day of our life we are given a choice to grow older or grow stronger. Which one will you choose today? God willing, all of us will have a very long and productive life that allows us to see our kids develop gray hair as a result of the stress their kids and grandkids put them through. However, in order to grow old, we must first live well now.
Exercise in Bed
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011 by WoolysWagon ePublishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
Are you feeling lethargic, achy, stiff-Older than you want to feel? Just want to stay in bed some mornings? I'll let you-I even encourage it! Many things can slow you down and restrict your movement-chronic pain, fibromyalgia, old age, being overweight, arthritis. You know you should exercise but find traditional exercise too painful. Get better in bed with me! Did I say BED? I sure did!
Gumshoe Granny Investigates: A Bess Bullock Retirement Home Mystery
Series: Bess Bullock Retirement Home Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,890. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011 by Cozy Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Bess Bullock, the Gumshoe Granny, investigates mysteries at the Honey Hills Retirement Home.
Second Childhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,310. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011 by Sadie Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Manish Patel, physical therapist, lecturer, and author, tackles the subject of aging and caring for our parents. Wouldn’t it be great if we could love and care for them as they age with grace, knowing we are there for them as they were for us? Second Childhood will inspire you to build stronger bonds with those who are near you.