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Advancing Successful Aging at Home™
Grace and Grit: Insights to Real-Life Challenges of Aging for Adult Children and Their Parents
The challenges of moving the elderly from one home to the next are frequently faced by both generations: seniors and their adult children. This book of compelling stories about this later-in-life event, often unexpected in its timing and scope, delivers points of view from the parents, adult children, and professional move managers. These real-life issues of communication, downsizing decisions pertaining to personal possessions, and sharing and sustaining memories convey the love, compassion, disappointment, and perseverance experienced by those coping through this difficult transitional time, reminding readers that they are not alone. The grace and grit exhibited in these true stories—from loved ones, friends, and other regular people—will bring solace through inspiration.
What’s the Deal with Caregiving?
Chris MacLellan, who has experienced the role of a caregiver, not once, but twice has written a long needed guidebook for caregivers that provides guidance, tips, resources, compassion and advice that is all based on his own experience and desire to help others who struggle with the role of being a caregiver. This book discusses Chris’ own recent experience which was widely documented through a Pulitzer Price nominated story from Florida entitled “In Sickness and in Health: A Couples Final Journey about his role as a caregiver for his dying partner. What Chris learned is now provided in this book to help the millions of caregivers of all ages, races, sexual orientations and family situations.
Conscious Mastery: Freedom from the Inside Out
Learn to recognize the invisible forces that play out in our daily life, so we may begin to consciously create a life filled with joy, health, and prosperity. Exploring a true and intimate connection with Source expands our consciousness, allowing us to become more aware of our personal power, thought processes, and patterns of behavior. Experience the freedom to think, act, and speak from a place of deep inner truth. Discover the strength and courage that lies within, making change not only possible, but preferable. With the Exclusive Online Bonus Media Center! Guided Meditations, Worksheets and Helpful Videos!
It’s as Simple as Where You Live: A Guide for Beginning the Journey Into Eldercare
How do you ensure the best possible care for the elders in your life? This is the question Carol Chiarito asked when she began the process of finding an assisted living community for her mother. When Carol couldn’t find a clear, practical guide to consumer-centered eldercare, she wrote her own. The book offers invaluable tips, guidelines, and strategies for people navigating this important life change. Whether you are caring for a parent, a beloved grandparent, aunt, uncle, or family friend; a thousand miles away, down the street, or in your own home-there are elements of the journey we all share. Aging is inevitable, but aging with grace and dignity is a choice. At the end of the day, it’s as simple as where you live.
The Universal Design Toolkit
The Universal Design Toolkit is the only learning program resource of its kind. More than 10 years of research were distilled into relevant, timely and practical information. It is the A-to-Z ultimate resource, reference and guide. This Toolkit includes all the tips, tools, stats and advice on using universal design elements to remodel or build a home. This comprehensive learning package includes everything that is needed – including new, hard to find, and little-known information – as well as guides, checklists, videos, answers, sources and more – in an easy to access electronic format. The printed version is available on Amazon’s website.
Love Stories and Timeless Tips: Conversations on Caregiving
Since 2010, Toula’s weekly radio show, “Toula’s Tips for Caregivers: HELP IS ON THE AIR” has offered advice to caregivers. This book, “LOVE STORIES AND TIMELESS TIPS,” is the first of a new series, “Conversations on Caregiving.” Toula selected the best of her radio shows. In each, her guests tell their touching stories about caring for their loved ones, and the lessons they learned. Every story gives wonderful advice, support and inspiration to help you in your role as a caregiver.
I Will Never Forget
Winner of the prestigious National Indie Excellence Award, Aging Category 2013, I Will Never Forget is the compelling true story of the author Elaine’s accomplished mother’s journey through dementia. Through superb stories from Elaine’s childhood, tales of smokin’ dragons and the feisty teenage years, Betty Ward’s wonderful character is revealed. Over time, as the mother/daughter relationship evolves and a new paradigm is formed, Betty begins to exhibit goofy behaviors, uncharacteristic verbal assaults, paranoia and bizarre thinking. Eventually, the author referees Betty’s fascinating visions of her own mother, Houdini-like escapes and finally a stunning rally to control of her own destiny. This memoir is a heartwarming tribute of love for anyone touched by Alzheimer’s.