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Analysis & Exploration: Books

Caring for & Dealing with Elderly Parents: The Books

In a previous article I did a little research to find the 10 "best selling" books on the topic of Aging Parents (on Amazon). I have now waded through them all, and in this article I summarize my impressions of the different books, in the hope that you can leverage my work so you need only focus...

 

 

Best Books on Aging Parents

Over the last 18 months I have talked with literally hundreds of people who have realized they now have an extra "job" that they were not expecting: engaging one way or another in looking out for an aging parent. Many of them wanted a "guide" to Caring for Aging Parents, and asked for...

 

 

Explorer Discussions: Books

Book Report: Age Doesn't Matter Unless You're a Cheese

Explorer Marilyn tells the group about a book she recently read which tends to view the experience of aging in a more positive light. The author, according to Marilyn, brings a message that evokes new appreciation in later life for experiences and relationships - which she believes can enrich... .........Read more

My Sleep Pattern Has Changed with Age

Explorer Karen reports to the group on an article based on a book by Roger Ekirch on 'segmented sleep' covered recently by the Huffington Post. .........Read more

Explorer reports back on iPhones for Seniors for Dummies

Explorer Lyle tells the group that he has an iPhone user guide called 'iPhone for Seniors for Dummies'. .........Read more

 

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Tips for Helping Your Aging Parents

 
Care Management, Elder Care, Tips for Helping Your Aging Parents
 

Tips for Helping Aging Parents (without losing your mind) is a primer for adult children who are becoming immersed in caregiving and who need concise advice about how to manage the process.

 

The Senior Cohousing Handbook

 
Senior Cohousing Handbook
 

Architect Charles Durrett focuses on the creation of intentional senior cohousing communities as the active adults' alternative to aging in an assisted living facility.

 

iPhone for Seniors for Dummies

 
iPhone for Seniors for Dummies
 

In the tradition of the long line of 'Books for Dummies', here is the edition on using an iPhone - edited for use by older adults.

 

Oh My God! We're Parenting our Parents: Kindle Book

 
Parenting Our Parents
 

Book about taking care of aging parents. "This book transforms this remarkable challenge into a journey of love."

 

Improving Memory: Understanding Age-Related Memory Loss

 
Improving Memory
 

Composed by the editors of Harvard Health Publications, Improving Memory: Understanding Age-Related Memory Loss advises readers on how to distinguish normal, age-related memory decline from that caused by dementia. The publication also offers tips on staying physically healthy and...

 

Keep Your Brain Alive

 
Keep Your Brain Alive Book
 

Inexpensive, low tech (it’s a book!) and recommended by WebMD, Keep Your Brain Alive will help you keep your mind and memory sharp.

 

Aging in the Right Place

 
Book, Aging in Place, Golant,Aging inthe Right Place
 

Aging in the Right Place highlights the profound influence of where older people live and receive long-term care on their ability to age successfully. It explores the many pathways to thriving in old age, ranging from aging in place (staying put) in their current homes to moving to housing and...

 

How to Care for Aging Parents - a Book

 
How to Care for Aging Parents
 

The book "How to Care for Aging Parents" covers finding help, paying for care, housing, money, working with siblings, and more.

 

Mom, Dad...Can We Talk? Book on Discussions

 
Mom, Dad...Can We Talk?
 

This is a book to help you have conversations with your aging parents.

 

 

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