Whether caring for one's self at home or providing care for a loved one, this indispensable quick reference can improve quality of care and quality of life for those with cancer.
My health technology for seniors
My Health Technology for Seniors is the first easy guide to today's revolutionary health technologies. Learn to use your computer, smartphone, and other devices to manage your health and get help when you need it. Whether it's sleep, exercise, diet, heart health, diabetes, or asthma, this book shows you how to stay healthier, happier, and in charge of your life.
"The experience of caring for a loved one through terminal illness and eventual loss can be incredibly isolating and emotionally overwhelming. No One Dies Alone offers accessible insights, practical tools, and personal stories to provide a sense of community, profound relief, and deep meaning for both caregiver and patient through illness, death, and bereavement..."
Are the keys in the freezer? is an artful blend of practical consumer advice and a compelling story of a family's search for answers as it grapples with their mother's descent into dementia. This well-researched book is a must-read for families looking for resources and ideas about care facilities, hospice, finances and costs of care, advance directives, and other topics.
Caregiver's Guide for Canadians (EPUB)
What should you do when your mother or father grows old? It's the natural course of life, but so many children of aging parents are unprepared. When a parent’s health begins to fail, an adult child is left scrambling to help, balance his or her t
Mindfulness meditations for anxiety [videorecording (DVD)] : seven practices to reduce stress
Mindfulness Meditations for Anxiety with Ira Israel is a unique wellness DVD designed to help raise consciousness and cultivate peace of mind.
Calm girl : yoga for stress relief
"Presents various yoga poses and breathing techniques designed to promote stress relief and a calm state of mind"--Provided by publisher.
This is a compilation of the best advice for practical experienced caregivers; it's a handy, easy-to-use catalogue of useful tips, solutions and ideas designed to provide quick help for those in need. It is not intended to be a comprehensive guide to caregiving, and the authors don't even attempt to deliver the kind of medical advice that other texts cover. Instead, this is a straightforward compilation of time-, trouble- and money-saving tips that anyone can use, in a 1001 tips format.
This book offers an accessible and sympathetic introduction for relatives, carers and professionals looking after or training to work with people with dementia.
A fresh, funny new voice, Meg Federico showcases her keen eye for the absurd in this poignant, hilarious, and timely account of one daughter's tumultuous journey caring for her aging parents.
Despite the growing number of hepatitis B and C and liver cancer patients in the United States, knowledge of liver disease is limited even among health care professionals. A caregiver that knows more about this complex affliction can greatly increase a patient's ability to cope.
Emmy-award winning broadcast journalist and leading Alzheimer's advocate Meryl Comer's Slow Dancing With a Stranger is a profoundly personal, unflinching account of her husband's battle with Alzheimer's disease that serves as a much-needed wake-up call to better understand and address a progressive and deadly affliction.
The caregivers : a support group's stories of slow loss, courage, and love
"From a gifted writer who spent two years in a support group for people caring for elderly and ill spouses, parents, and friends, The Caregivers chronicles the daily experiences --heart-breaking, poignant, and redemptive --of ordinary Americans as they face their final life passages"--Provided by publisher.