Family & Relationships, Aging
For the Love of a Mother, Grandmother, Friend
by Venrah Ali
After retiring, two months into the first COVID-19 lockdown, Venrah Ali saw how our world was immersed in negativity. Doomscrolling, isolation, and increased mental stress had become parts of everyday living. With these ongoing daily adversities, it ...
Re-Designing Your Life
A Practical Spirituality for the Second Half of Life by Sheila Macdonald Macgregor
Re-Designing Your Life: A Practical Spirituality for the Second Half of Life is a timely and engaging book for living out the second half of your life with spiritual integrity. In this study you are invited to think about your life as a house ...
A Dementia Caregiver's Journey by Rosella M. Leslie
Losing Us: A Dementia Caregiver’s Journey, is a candid, compassionate and sometimes humorous memoir of Author Rosella Leslie’s heartbreaking struggles and triumphs during her twelve years as her husband’s primary caregiver. It is also an informal ...
A Collection of Jewish-Themed Verse by Barbara Hantman
KNICKERBOCKER HARMONIES guides the reader on a journey that involves the last precious years when love of an aged parent is possible. A stop is made to examine the companionship and comfort of a romantic relationship in the life of a single senior ...
Creeks and Crises
Then and Now by Hank Neufeld
Hank Neufeld has published an intriguing memoir which covers his early life as well as his retirement years. His boyhood, a time of confusion and surprising pleasures, hardly prepares him for his future, although Nature plays a wonderfully-intuitive ...
Life Stories of a Glasgow Boy
My Story My Way by Edward Norton
At the age of fifteen, Edward Norton left school to become an apprentice ladies’ hairdresser at the top salon in Glasgow, Scotland. A few years later, he was competing in hairdressing competitions, winning awards (including a Scottish national ...
The First Year of Single People’s Retirement by Bob Cowin
Contrary to simplistic portrayals of either blissful relaxation or bewildered depression, adjusting to retirement is every bit as complex and ambiguous as life’s other transitions. In Launching Solo, six retirees describe what actually happened ...
Assisting Seniors at Home
A Planning Guide for Families and Caregivers by Gretchen Mary Rose
Most families in need of assistance for senior caregiving have two questions: "Can you, please, help us? How do we go about this? We don't even know where to start." This is the overshadowing climate that exists until a navigational chart is ...
The Sophia Baryluk (Venechuk) Family Story
Yesterday is Gone.... But Her Legacy Lives On! by Sophia Baryluk
Having lost her own mother during child birth, and her father dying shorty thereafter, Sophia's strength, faith, and determination saw her through a lifetime of hardships. While successfully raising eleven children, her gift of love and her strong ...
We Can Do This!
Adult Children and Aging Parents Planning for Success by Lorraine (Lorrie) Morales
Practical, conversational and authentic, this timely book by Lorraine Morales, is a must-read for the increasing number of people with aging parents. The book partners Lorrie’s journey and real-life stories with essential facts, take-aways, and ...