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How to Care for Aging Parents: A One-Stop Resource for All Your Medical, Financial, Housing, and Emotional Issues
How to Care for Aging Parents: A One-Stop Resource for All Your Medical, Financial, Housing, and Emotional Issues
by Virginia Morris
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"The bible of eldercare"--ABC World News. "An indispensable book"--AARP. "A compassionate guide of encyclopedic proportion"--The Washington Post. And, winner of a Books for a Better Life Award. How to Care for Aging Parents is the best and bestselling... (read more)

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Bringing Bubbe Home: A Memoir of Letting Go Through Love and Death
Bringing Bubbe Home: A Memoir of Letting Go Through Love and Death
by Debra Gordon Zaslow
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Debra Zaslow was humming along on baby-boomer autopilot, immersed in her life as a professional storyteller, wife of a Rabbi, and mother of two teenagers when she felt compelled to bring her 103-year-old grandmother, Bubbe, who was dying alone in a... (read more)

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A Bittersweet Season: Caring for Our Aging Parents--And Ourselves
A Bittersweet Season: Caring for Our Aging Parents--And Ourselves
by Jane Gross
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When Jane Gross found herself suddenly thrust into a caretaker role for her eighty-five year-old mother, she was forced to face challenges that she had never imagined. As she and her younger brother struggled to move her mother into an assisted living... (read more)

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Caregiving & Lossfamily Needs
Caregiving & Lossfamily Needs
by Kenneth J Doka
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We are approaching a caregiving crisis in America, says Rosalynn Carter in her foreword to the book. The 12 chapters of this book discuss the needs of family caregivers and how professional health care workers can work better with them, and explores the... (read more)

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Caring for America: Home Health Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State
Caring for America: Home Health Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State
by Eileen Boris
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In this sweeping narrative history from the Great Depression of the 1930s to the Great Recession of today, Caring for America rethinks both the history of the American welfare state from the perspective of care work and chronicles how home care workers... (read more)

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Windowsill Whimsy, Gardening & Horticultural Therapy Projects for Small Spaces
Windowsill Whimsy, Gardening & Horticultural Therapy Projects for Small Spaces
by Hank Bruce
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This is an idea source for horticultural therapy programs, schools, senior care facilities and individuals of all ages and abilities. These projects and plant related activities range from easy to difficult, and each has a touch of whimsy. The authors... (read more)

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Caring for Our Parents: Inspiring Stories of Families Seeking New Solutions to America's Most Urgent Health Crisis
Caring for Our Parents: Inspiring Stories of Families Seeking New Solutions to America's Most Urgent Health Crisis
by Howard Gleckman
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When his mother-in-law died suddenly and his seriously ill father-in-law was left with no one to care for him, the author and his wife were thrust into the complex and overwhelming world of long-term care. Just months later his own father fell sick, and... (read more)

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Doing the Right Thing: Taking Care of Your Elderly Parents Even If They Didn't Take Care of You
Doing the Right Thing: Taking Care of Your Elderly Parents Even If They Didn't Take Care of You
by Roberta Satow
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Now in paperback, one of the first books to help navigate the profound emotional challenges of caring for elderly parents in a strained parent-child relationship.... (read more)

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Nursing Home Administration, 6th Edition
Nursing Home Administration, 6th Edition
by James E. Allen
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Designated a Doody's Core Title The sixth edition of Nursing Home Administration contains essential information to prepare an individual for licensure and employment as a nursing home administrator. This book addresses all regulatory pieces of... (read more)

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Old Age in a New Age: the Promise of Transformative Nursing Homes (07 Edition)
Old Age in a New Age: the Promise of Transformative Nursing Homes (07 Edition)
by Beth Baker
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On investigative visits to nursing homes across the nation, Beth Baker has witnessed profound changes. Culture change leaders are tearing up everything -- the floor plans, the flow charts, the schedules, the lousy menus, the attitudes, the rules -- and... (read more)

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There's No Place Like (A Nursing) Home
There's No Place Like (A Nursing) Home
by Karen Shoff
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Four powerful steps begun in one's middle years will allow readers to avoid a future nursing home placement. This plan preserves assets and removes the burden of caregiving from loved ones. All will be able to receive the highest level of care in dignity... (read more)

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Assisted Living for Our Parents: A Son's Journey
Assisted Living for Our Parents: A Son's Journey
by Daniel Jay Baum
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A compelling navigation through the questions, problems, and risks involved in choosing an assisted living facility. Winner of the 2007 American Journal of Nursing's Book of the Year Award in the categories of public policy and creative writing. A... (read more)

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Workbook for Mosby's Textbook for the Home Care Aide
Workbook for Mosby's Textbook for the Home Care Aide
by Joan Birchenall
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Practical and student-friendly, this helpful workbook reinforces retention and comprehension of information covered in the second edition of the text. A chapter-by-chapter companion to the textbook, it includes a variety of exercises to enhance learning... (read more)

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Love in the Land of Dementia: Finding Hope in the Caregiver's Journey
Love in the Land of Dementia: Finding Hope in the Caregiver's Journey
by Deborah Shouse
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Love in the Land of Dementia offers readers a sense of compassion, deepening love and increased connection with the person who has Alzheimer's, along with practical tools for living with dementia. The book chronicles the author'ss journey through her... (read more)

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Person in Dementia : a Study of Nursing Home Care in the Us (07 Edition)
Person in Dementia : a Study of Nursing Home Care in the Us (07 Edition)
by Athena Mclean
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Winner of the Society for Medical Anthropology's 2009 New Millennium Award Imagine yourself in advanced age, forced to depend on others for all your basic needs. What would you want to retain of your personal life? This question is at the heart of a set... (read more)

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Seniors Illustrated Volume 2 (Large Print)
Seniors Illustrated Volume 2 (Large Print)
by Hank Bruce
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Petals & Pages Press introduces the second in their new series: Seniors Illustrated, written for the rapidly expanding elder population, both at home and in senior care communities. Volume 2 features two great short stories: Cactus Flowers and Friends... (read more)

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Palliative Management: A Practical Guide
Palliative Management: A Practical Guide
by Ian Maddocks
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Techniques of palliative care have evolved as a reaction to discomforts such as pain in terminal cancer. Neurological disorders, including dementia, stroke, Parkinson's disease or multiple sclerosis cause different discomforts, and they commonly persist... (read more)

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Caregiving: Hospice-Proven Techniques for Healing Body and Soul
Caregiving: Hospice-Proven Techniques for Healing Body and Soul
by Douglas C Smith
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One of America's leading hospice experts offers practical, easy-to-follow advice for caregivers and a holistic approach to treating the infirm or the terminally ill. Author Douglas C. Smith organizes his material around "A Bill of Patient's Rights," a... (read more)

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The Comfort of Home for Chronic Lung Disease: A Guide for Caregivers (Comfort of Home)
The Comfort of Home for Chronic Lung Disease: A Guide for Caregivers (Comfort of Home)
by Maria Meyer
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This book helps family members and caregivers understand the day-to-day issues confronted by people with chronic lung disease, a complex and severe condition. Here readers learn how to come to terms with the disease and which medications can... (read more)

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Assisted Living Administration and Management: Effective Practices and Model Programs in Elder Care
Assisted Living Administration and Management: Effective Practices and Model Programs in Elder Care
by Darlene Yee-melichar
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This book is much needed. It offers a practical approach to key issues in the management of an assisted living facility... It is especially pleasing to see the long needed collaboration between nursing, social services, and education that is reflected by... (read more)

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