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When the Pasture is Not an Option: Preparing for Retirement
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Work-related health
A Quick Study Guide to help individuals plan for a fulfilling retirement. Explores hobbies, volunteering, part-time work and self employment. The workbook style format offers exercises to help identify interests, skills and values as well as family and financial concerns.
Withering Away at the Homestead
Price: Free! Words: 14,680. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
How do you keep yourself occupied when even in old age, you’re spry and healthy? Adrian finds out the hard way when the family decides to move, without him! Now living in a retirement home, he finds ways to busy himself, and discovers that his help is not wanted.
Courting Cassandry: A Hearts in Autumn Romance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,770. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Gerolt became guardian to an heiress named Cassandry when he was only nineteen-years old. As she grew older, he fell in love with her, but she viewed him as an older brother. So he gave permission for her to wed another. When Gerolt and Cassandry meet again, both are now widowed. Can they finally find a way to be together? Or must they sacrifice their future for the love of their children?
Cognitive Activity Design: Designing Creative Activities and Art-Based Projects That Promote Brain Health and Flourishing
Price: $45.00 USD. Words: 50,070. 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.
Looking for a Job in the Age of Ageism: A Survivor's Guide to Long-term Unemployment After 50
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
This survival guide about long term unemployment after 50 years of age is a funny frolic into a serious societal problem. Having survived several years of unemployment, the author shares her experiences. She explores topics of job-hunting, creating a meaningful life, structuring your day, keeping your mood elevated, dealing with vices and addictions, starting a business, and getting retrained.
Making Your Difficult Move Exceptional!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management
This book provides help for individuals and families in transition because of age related factors. Some people work with relocation specialists or geriatric care managers. This book helps you to think of the kinds of things these professionals typically help with. Use to prepare yourself to guide the process or to DIY.