Books tagged: senior living

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The Daisy Field
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Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
An elderly woman, Lily, befriends a young foster child, Presley, as he tends an urban garden in the alleyway between her senior care facility and his housing project, across the street from Chicago's Cabrini-Green. Lily secures Presley a job at her home and soon the boy has a newly-extended family that cares about him and comes to his aid when crime escalates and tragedy ensues.
Working Together to Prevent Falls at Home
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Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
On average, one third of adults age 65 and older fall each year. Not only are falls common for seniors, their consequences can be catastrophic. This eBook gives both seniors and their family caregivers a way to assess falls risks. It contains practical tips, suggestions and resources to reduce the risk of falling. Brought to you by Philips Lifeline, the #1 provider of Medical Alert Services.
An Old Chick Named Hazel
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Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
"An Old Chick Named Hazel" is a compilation of practical tips for helping seniors to live independently. It includes tips on getting around in the kitchen to storage ideas and tips for keeping in touch when the children don’t live nearby. It is an especially good read for caregivers and people who worry about an older parent that lives alone at home.
Institution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
The experience of being in various institutions long enough to become institutionalized.
Age In A Time Of Insanity and Other Short Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,820. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
21 upbeat tales of choice and challenge. A telepathic plea from an abused, isolated woman -- the impending theft of the assets and freedoms of an 89 year old nursing home resident -- the struggles of a young divorcee sheltering a frail musician -- and more are within these pages.
Making the Move to a Retirement Community : A Complete Guide to Making an Informed Decision
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
A complete family guide to making an informed decision regarding retirement communities and senior living options. Written by a 30-year veteran operations expert in Senior Housing and author. Learn about the different types of facilities, how they are priced, and how to choose which one is right for your situation.
Isolation can Lead to Health Complications
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 790. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Living well in our later years is all about quality of life. People who are active and social generally avoid depression that can lead to health complications and dramatically affect the quality of one's life. People who spend their time isolated from others their own age can become depressed and find that they are continually facing one health crisis after another.
I Want To Retire! Essential Considerations for the Retiree to Be
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,930. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / retirement planning
I Want To Retire! builds upon the honest, often passionate and always candid thoughts expressed in thousands of comments from readers of my retirement blogs. Having traveled the path to retirement, they are able to identify those essential considerations that every retiree to be will ultimately need to address. Learn from their wisdom and avoid their mistakes as you prepare your retirement.
The Food Eatery Manager's Bible
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,920. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
How do you systematize excellence or automate continuous improvement in the restaurant industry? From establishing and executing goals for superior customer service, to menu engineering, to building ethical teams, Ron Hallagan shows you how in "The Food Eatery Manager’s Bible", an indispensable tool for restaurant and foodservice managers, district managers, COOs, and corporate training directors
It Takes a Naked Man to Tell a Naked Story
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
It Takes a Naked Man to Tell a Naked Story is the true story and personal adventures of a man who discovers that decisions made in life can take you down many different paths. From Vietnam Veteran to nude model and everywhere in between, he steps outside the box late in life to find personal fulfillment.