Books tagged: geriatric

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A Silent Bugle, Journals of an Alzheimer's daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,260. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
During my father’s illness, my focus was on his needs alone. I didn’t have time to consider that I was suffering too. It wasn’t until my father had passed away that I realized the act of journaling had played a powerful role in my coping. It helped me to process my emotions, relieve guilt, weather role reversal, find humour, make decisions . . . and continue to love my ever-changing father.
Geriatric Depression: Knowing the Basics
You set the price! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This is a quick easy read to inform about the basics of Geriatric Depression. This book is an overview of symptoms, diagnosing, effects, and treatments for Geriatric Depression. If you or a loved one suffers from Geriatric Depression; this is a great book for you to learn the basics, and to start you on the path to recovering and leading a happier healthy life.
Life: The Next Phase
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,300. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Do you have a parent or loved one who is one the over 40 million seniors in the U.S.? If so, this book is for you. It is designed to help you navigate the most common issues of your aging parents or loved ones. It provides you with practical roadmaps that guide you through four of the situations they are likely to face.
Profiles of Women Murdered by the Boston Strangler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
My e-book is a close examination of the lives of women who were murdered by the Boston Strangler in 1962-63. I researched the women's ethnic backgrounds, their families, immigration history, employment, living places, and death circumstances. Different than other true crime books, I focused on the people who were victims instead of the criminal. Each of the women was noteworthy in her own right.
CNA To the Elderly Friendly Tips for New CNA's
Price: Free! Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Healthcare Practitioners
This book is not intended as a class for CNA certification. This book gives you, as a new caregiver, an inside look at what you new job may be like from one who has been there and done that.
A Blaze of Glory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A young man, unemployed and rootless, comes home to help his grandmother through her last days. As her memory peels away, so that the present is dim but the past grows ever more vivid, she tells him the strange story of the magical event that shaped her youth. He is drawn in by her tale, and longs to believe. But it couldn't possibly be true . . . or could it?
Caregiver Survival 101: Strategies to Manage Problematic Behaviors Presented in Individuals with Dementia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,440. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011 by PHC Publishing Group | PESI HealthCare. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Dementia can be debilitating and life-altering – not only for the person with the disease, but also for family members and caregivers. This book was written to help these caregivers and family members better understand dementia and its effects, so they can proactively avert or lessen problematic behaviors while maintaining a climate of respect and compassion.