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A Bittersweet Season

By: Jane Gross

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Vintage,

When Jane Gross found herself suddenly thrust into a caretaker role for her eighty-five year-old mother, she was forced to face challenges that she had never imagined. As she and her younger brother struggled to move her mother into an assisted living facility, deal with seemingly never-ending costs, and adapt to the demands on her time and psyche, she learned valuable and important lessons. Here, the longtime New York Times expert on the subject of elderly care and the ... View more info

Growing old in America: new perspectives on old age

By: Hess, Beth B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Brunswick (U.S.A.) : Transaction Books, c1985.,

Edition: 3

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Live now, age later

By: Rosenfeld, Isadore

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Warner Books, c1999.,

A nice clean copy. View more info

Nursing care of the terminally ill

By: Amenta, Madalon O'Rawe

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, c1986.,

Former owner's name on front endpaper. View more info

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The virtues of aging

By: Carter, Jimmy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : Ballantine Pub. Group, 1998.,

" We are not alone in our worry about both the physical aspect of aging and the prejudice that exists toward the elderly, which is similar to racism or sexism. What makes it different is that the prejudice also exists among those of us who are either within this group or rapidly approaching it. When I have mentioned the title of this book to a few people, most of them responded, 'Virtues? What could possibly be good about growing old?' The most obvious answer, of co... View more info

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The wheel of life

By: Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York : Touchstone, 1998.,

On Life and Living Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, M.D., is the woman who has transformed the way the world thinks about death and dying. Beginning with the groundbreaking publication of the classic psychological study "On Death and Dying" and continuing through her many books and her years working with terminally ill children, AIDS patients, and the elderly, Kubler-Ross has brought comfort and understanding to millions coping with their own deaths or the deaths of loved one... View more info

The wheel of life

By: Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, NY : Scribner, c1997.,

In this much-andcipated autobiography, the woman who transformed the way we think about death and dying reveals her ultimate beliefs about the purpose of life and the meaning of death -- truths she has discovered as her own life draws to a close.Elisabeth Kubler-Ross's final testimony is as powerful and inspiring as her classic On Death and Dying. In The Wheel of Life, she chronicles the events that have shaped her intellectually and spiritually, from her work as a do... View more info

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Where Did I Leave My Glasses?

By: Lear, Martha Weinman

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Wellness Central,

For any Baby Boomer who has ever said, "Has anyone seen my keys?.."."What did I come in here for?..".or "His name is on the tip of my tongue," WHERE DID I LEAVE MY GLASSES? is the tailor-made book. According to Martha Weinman Lear and the top memory experts she taps in the book, the memory lapses that begin in middle age are typically no cause for alarm. In other words: You're normal In fact, remembering less in later years is rarely a sign of Alzheimer's or any other s... View more info