Monthly Archives: May 2017

Eldercare For Dummies

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Cope with legal, financial, and medical issues Minimize anxiety and stress and make the later years golden Need help caring for an elderly loved one? This sensitive, reassuring guide provides strategies for assessing older persons’ needs, arranging for care, ensuring their safety, and enhancing quality of life – all while respecting their dignity. You’ll see how to manage physical disabilities and chronic health problems, evaluate nursing homes, and help elders control their destinies. The Dummies Way * […]

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The Family Caregiver’s Manual: A Practical Planning Guide to Managing the Care of Your Loved One

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Family caregiving expert David Levy sets forth how to evaluate priorities, understand options, and face bedrock issues (legal, financial, emotional, social), so caregivers can make wise and informed decisions for their loved ones, while gaining peace of mind from knowing they did the best they could under the circumstances. Drawing from over twenty-five years of experience, Levy provides caregivers with a model for effective planning and problem-solving, focusing on the nonclinical aspects of caregiving, which are often […]

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Doodling For Seniors Second Edition: Large Connect the Dots and Illustrative Math (Volume 1)

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Color Edition. Please bear in mind these book are meant for those elderly whose intellectual and social abilities have been affected. Engage the minds of persons with late stage and advanced Memory issues with decreased attention span, Brain Stroke, Aphasia, Transient Ischemic Attack, Dementia ,Alzheimer. The exercises are super easy and stress free. The dots are large enough for a visually impaired person to see. Features Core Words and Conversational phrases. Illustrative Math. Basic Crossword Puzzle The […]

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Should an Elderly Person Be Sent to a Nursing Home?

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A lot of the health problems that an elderly encounters are often times overwhelming to their family. As such, a good home as well as health care service is very important. As most family members have work or other businesses to attend to, it becomes very hard in favour of them to appropriately take care and look after an elderly parent, or grandparent, aunt, or uncle. What’s worse is that most elderly people already have grave health […]

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The Caregiving Trap: Solutions for Life’s Unexpected Changes

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The Caregiving Trap combines the authentic life and professional experience of Pamela D. Wilson, who provides recommendations for overwhelmed and frustrated caregivers who themselves may one day need care.    The Caregiving Trap includes stories about Pamela’s actual personal and professional experience along with end of chapter exercises to support caregivers. Common caregiving issues include: A sense of duty and obligation to provide care that damages family relationships Emotional and financial challenges resulting in denial of care needs Ignorance […]

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Long-Term Care: How to Plan & Pay for It

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Finding the right long-term care often means making difficult decisions during difficult times. Whether you’re planning for the future or need to make a quick decision, Long-Term Care helps you understand the alternatives to nursing facilities and shows you how to find the best care you can afford. With Long-Term Care, you’ll be able to: evaluate long-term care insurance arrange home care explore options beyond nursing homes choose a nursing facility get the most out of Medicare, […]

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The Caregiving Years: , Six Stages to a Meaningful Journey

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“The Caregiving Years, Six Stages to a Meaningful Journey” helps you answer these questions: Why me? Why now? What now? While other books focus on your family member or friend who needs your help and care, this book focuses just on you and what you need to manage the experience of caregiving. The handbook helps you feel better about your todays while understanding what you’ll need for your tomorrows. You’ll read what caregiving is really like but […]

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Caregiving for Your Elderly Parents: Real Stories to Help You Care For Your Loved Ones (Volume 1)

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Caregiving for Your Elderly Parents presents the true stories of two Baby Boomers who are caring for elderly parents. Dauna Easley and Marky Olson met as young teachers in Ohio and maintained a connection through the years as they raised their children and continued to teach and write. And now they have rekindled their long distance friendship to share encouraging stories about caring for their elderly parents. Caring for elderly parents and loved ones can be a […]

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