Books tagged: palliative care

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Seven Days of Hospice: A Memoir
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,360. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Seven Days of Hospice: A Memoir, chronicles the emotional last seven days of life for Elaine, the authors mother, while in hospice care. Through hospice care, the family was able to release Elaine to the great beyond as quietly, painlessly, and lovingly as possible and witness her passing with renewed hope and in a profound and life-changing way.
The Crossing Over Of Mattie Pearl
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
The Crossing Over of Mattie Pearl by Andrea R. Garrison is an inspirational true story about a woman’s spiritual journey to the other side. Mattie Pearl gives vivid details about what she sees and hears before she crosses over. Her amazing journey opens the door to those who have always believed that there is something more beyond this physical earth.
Illuminating the Twilight
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Price: Free! Words: 98,540. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
This work is freely given and has particular value for those traveling through the end of life. A scan of four thousand years of extant literature reveals that the emotional experiences of dying individuals has always been and continues to be the poetic expression of the human body itself. This project showcases the wisdom literature found in the collective voices of our human ancestors
Don't Die without Me!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011 by Transformation Media Books. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
"Don't Die Without Me!" provides the pertinent questions to ask medical specialists written in a way the reader and provider understand. It empowers patients and their families to seek the appropriate level of care during the diagnosis phase of a serious or terminal illness and remain sane, rational and in control.
Mondays with Mary
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,440. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
This book outlines the process of entering into a relationship with those who are dying. Although the focus of attention is on Hospice Volunteering, it can be read and used by anyone caring for someone involved in the care of a dying loved one. As you read these pages, you will find yourself connecting with Mary and Jim in places deep within your heart known as the place your soul calls home.
The Lily
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Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After a car accident a woman visits her seriously injured daughter in hospital.
My Journey with Carli
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,950. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this story, the author shares his personal experiences during his many visits with Carli Ward, a 25-year-old woman with Asperger’s Syndrome, who had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. The author covers his emotional first meeting with Carli through to her eventual death eight months later, adding details of her background and life story.
How to Manage Family Illness at Home
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
“This sensitive and compassionate book…concentrates on the patient rather than the illness. It is immensely readable and interesting because it is illustrated with many personal stories. Gill Pharaoh gives us hope and brings out the best in human nature which sometimes happens when people are faced with a real crisis.” Tony Benn
Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
To Gently Leave This Life
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Elaine Feuer. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
For people who are suffering from a terminal or incurable illness, the option of a peaceful passing is the issue at the forefront of modern society. Assessing the quality of life, and allowing patients who suffer from debilitating pain and dependence on others to gently leave this life, gives people a dignified alternative. Learn what you need to know about end-of-life decisions.