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36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementias, and Memory Loss

36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementias, and Memory Loss

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Originally published in 1981, The 36-Hour Day was the first book of its kind. Thirty years later, with dozens of other books on the market, it remains the definitive guide for people caring for someone with dementia. Now in a new and updated edition, this best-selling book features thoroughly revised chapters on the causes of dementia, managing the early stages of dementia, the prevention of dementia, and finding appropriate living arrangements for the person who has dementia when home care is no longer an option.

Boomer Spirituality: Seven Values for the Second Half of Life

Boomer Spirituality: Seven Values for the Second Half of Life

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Conversations with My Mother A Keepsake Journal for Celebrating a Lifetime of St

Conversations with My Mother A Keepsake Journal for Celebrating a Lifetime of St

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When you were a kid, what were some of the things you dreamed of being when you grew up? What's something you wish you had asked your parents, but never did? These and other thoughtful questions will get Mom talking. One thing's for sure: Doing the interview will help make wonderful new memories, along with a volume that will be prized for generations to come.

Don't Write My Obituary Just Yet: Inspiring Faith Stories for Older Adults

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Each of the 30 stories provides more than just wisdom to the reader; it inspires the reader to find a way to overcome struggles and sorrows and to live with passion and hope for something more.
Grace for the Unexpected Journey: A 60-Day Devotional for Alzheimer's and Other Dementia Caregivers

Grace for the Unexpected Journey: A 60-Day Devotional for Alzheimer's and Other Dementia Caregivers

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For the weary dementia or Alzheimer's caregiver

If you are a caregiver to someone with Alzheimer's or another type of dementia, you carry a heavy load. On top of having to watch someone you love suffer, you are probably losing sleep, growing frustrated, and struggling with loneliness or even depression. With little to no help and no time for a break, this unrelenting stress is hard to carry.

Whether that's you or someone you know, the caregiver needs care, too. Grace for the Unexpected Journey: A 60-Day Devotional for Alzheimer's and Other Dementia Caregivers provides that support.

Each daily devotion:

  • Is short, ideal for demanding schedules
  • Reflects on a relevant Scripture passage
  • Features a relatable caregiving story
  • Offers a key Scripture for meditation
  • Debbie Barr is a speaker, health educator, and the author of multiple books, including Keeping Love Alive As Memory Fades (coauthored with New York Times bestselling author Gary Chapman). As a health educator with a deep concern and compassion for dementia caregivers, she saw their need for faith-based encouragement. With compassion and understanding she uses Scriptures to address their practical hardships and spiritual concerns.

    When the struggles seem insurmountable, this devotional offers strength. When stress floods in, it points to peace. And when darkness falls, it illuminates hope. Caregivers walk a long, difficult road. This devotional gives grace for their journey.

    Halftime: Moving from Success to Significance (Special)

    Halftime: Moving from Success to Significance (Special)

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    Your midlife doesn't have to be a crisis. In fact, the second half of your life can be better than the first. Bob Buford's bestseller shows you how.

    What do you want to do with the rest of your life?

    In Halftime, Buford provides the encouragement and insight to propel your life on a new course to true significance--and the best years of your life. Buford focuses on this important time of transition to the second half of your life, leading you to . . .

  • Take stock of your successes and accomplishments thus far
  • Redefine significance and what it means to you
  • Identify your personal goals
  • Develop a mission for serving God in the second half of your life
  • And more
  • This updated and expanded 20th Anniversary edition also includes new questions for reflection or discussion at the end of each chapter, brand new halftime stories of men and women enjoying a second half of significance, specific halftime assignments to guide readers into their second-half mission, and more.

    Healing Your Grieving Heart When Someone You Care about Has Alzheimer's: 100 Practical Ideas for Families, Friends, and Caregivers

    Healing Your Grieving Heart When Someone You Care about Has Alzheimer's: 100 Practical Ideas for Families, Friends, and Caregivers

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    Navigating the challenging journey that families and friends of Alzheimer's patients must endure, this heartfelt guide reveals how their struggle is as complex and drawn out as the illness itself. Confronting their natural but difficult process of grieving and mourning, the study covers the inevitable feelings of shock, sadness, anger, guilt, and relief, illustrating the initial reactions people commonly feel from the moment of the dementia's onset. Healthy and productive ways to acknowledge and express these feelings are suggested along with 100 tips and activities that fulfill the emotional, spiritual, cognitive, physical, and social needs of those who care about someone afflicted with this debilitating disease. Special consideration is also shown for caregivers, whose grief is often complicated by the demanding physical attention that patients require.
    Launch Your Encore: Finding Adventure and Purpose Later in Life

    Launch Your Encore: Finding Adventure and Purpose Later in Life

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    In 2011, the first of the 76 million baby boomers--nearly a quarter of the US population--began turning 65. Every day for the next fifteen years, over ten thousand of them will celebrate that birthday. And for the first time in history, this generation will enjoy many years post-career pursing meaning and purpose outside of traditional retirement. What will they do with that time? One thing is for sure: most of them want to find something meaningful. This book lays out the choices to be made to find fulfillment in the encore years of life.

    Launch Your Encore is a game plan for life after one's main-act career. Hans Finzel and Rick Hicks show boomers how to enter this new stage of life poised for personal satisfaction and contributions to society. They offer tested advice on finding new life potential and thriving in these later decades of life. With real-life examples of people who have made the transition from full-time work to volunteering, ministry, or even second careers, Launch Your Encore shows boomers how to make an impact later in life.

    Living with Purpose in a Worn-Out Body: Spiritual Encouragement for Older Adults

    Living with Purpose in a Worn-Out Body: Spiritual Encouragement for Older Adults

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    An exploration of the inner life shared by many persons in nursing homes and retirement centers.
    Retirement as Spiritual Pilgrimage: Stories, Scripture, and Practices for the Journey

    Retirement as Spiritual Pilgrimage: Stories, Scripture, and Practices for the Journey

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    "Retirement as Spiritual Pilgrimage: Stories, Scripture, and Practices for the Journey" offers a Christian perspective on the personal dimensions of preparing for and living life beyond full-time work. First-person accounts of retirees, reflections on relevant passages of Scripture, and suggested spiritual practices provide insight and guidance for each phase of this journey. Questions for reflection and discussion at the end of each chapter make this book suitable for use by both individuals and small groups (e.g., adult classes, small group studies.)