Family & Relationships, Eldercare
A Good Man
A Prisoner of War's True Account of Betrayal and Survival During the Second World War by Jeanie Quirt Brown
This is the story of Lorne Shetler, a distinguished Second World War veteran and former prisoner of war. Driven by a desire to preserve her father's remarkable story for generations to follow, his daughter Jeanie immersed herself in his journals, ...
The Wrinkly Ranch
Unbelievably funny, shocking and poignant anecdotes of life and work in Long-Term Care by Tristan Squire-Smith
“God’s Waiting Room, Geezer Glen, Catheter Flats, the Wrinkly Ranch . . . whatever euphemistic pet name you have for long-term care homes, the overall sentiment remains the same: it’s the last stop. But is all hope lost? Is there no joy? ...
An Alzheimer's Angel
A Human Love Story by Dieter Euler
If you love someone with Alzheimer’s . . . this book is for you. Written with caregivers in mind, this personal story documents one family’s journey through the stages of Alzheimer’s with their mother, sharing their experiences and frustrations as ...
70 to 100 in a BLINK
Lifestyle Planning, Support & Advocacy for Seniors & their Families - Solutions for a better life in later years. by Barbara J Kirby
70 to 100 in a Blink — Lifestyle Planning, Support and Advocacy for Seniors & Their Families provides useful information and insights for planning later lifestyles and protecting quality of life. It is told from the eyes of seniors and families ...
by Roberta Dupont
Roberta Dupont found herself as her husband’s caretaker during the last ten years of his life. His last five years were spent in two long- term care facilities where Roberta spent four days out of every week making sure his needs were met, as well ...
Did You Hide the Cookies?
Inescapable Heartaches of Caregiving for My Love with Alzheimer's, Anxiety, and COPD by Judith Allen Shone
One day there is a diagnosis. And in that instant, you become a caregiver. Now what? Unexpectedly, Judith Allen Shone begins the journey of an unprepared and terrified caregiver when her aging loved one is diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment. ...
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 ...
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 ...
Is There Any Ice Cream?
Surviving the Challenges of Caregiving for a Loved One with Alzheimer's, Anxiety, and COPD by Judith Allen Shone
In 2018, the Alzheimer Society of Canada website showed over half a million people in Canada were living with dementia. That same year, the Alzheimer Association website reported that over 5.7 million in the US were living with a form of memory ...
A Journey To An End
A Daughter Takes Her Father From His Home to Hers, From a Nursing Home to a Funeral Home by Anita Dennler Dahlby
I never planned to be among the populous of adult children caring for their aging parents, but when circumstances as abrupt and unwelcome as a tsunami presented themselves, my elderly father came to live with my husband and me. Not only was our ...