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Late-Life Homelessness

Experiences of Disadvantage and Unequal Aging

by Amanda Grenier
edition: Paperback
tagged: poverty & homelessness, eldercare, elder law

Around the world and across a range of contexts, homelessness among older people is on the rise. In spite of growing media attention and new academic research on the issue, older people often remain unrecognized as a subpopulation in public policy, programs, and homeless strategies. As such, they occupy a paradoxical position of being hypervisible …

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Senior Moment

Navigating the Challenges of Caring for Mom

by Monica Graham
edition: eBook
tagged: personal memoirs, eldercare

Monica Graham got her first inkling that her eighty-nine-year-old mother might not be able to continue living on her own when she coated chicken breasts with dishwashing liquid for dinner. It was an easy mistake—the yellow detergent lived right beside the olive oil on the kitchen counter. Graham could easily have done the same thing herself, she …

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Neglected No More

The Urgent Need to Improve the Lives of Canada's Elders in the Wake of a Pandemic

by André Picard
edition: Paperback
tagged: long-term care, caregiving, eldercare

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BALSILLIE PRIZE FOR PUBLIC POLICY
 
It took the coronavirus pandemic to open our eyes to the deplorable state of so many of the nation's long-term care homes: the inhumane conditions, overworked and underpaid staff, and lack of oversight. In this timely new book, esteemed health reporter André Picard revea …

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Happily Ever Older

Revolutionary Approaches to Long-Term Care

by Moira Welsh
edition: Paperback
tagged: gerontology, eldercare, aging

 

While Being Mortal (Atul Gawande) helped us understand disease and death, and Successful Aging (Daniel J. Levitin) showed us older years can be a time of joy and resilience, Happily Ever Older reveals how the right living arrangements can create a vibrancy that defies age or ability.

Reporter Moira Welsh has spent years investigating retirement hom …

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The Joyful Caregiver

8 Steps to Prevent Caregiver Burnout

by Josephine Grace
edition: Paperback
tagged: eldercare, stress management, caregiving

The Joyful Caregiver teaches how to be the best caregiver for a loved one in order to help fight their chronic illness.

Author, speaker, teacher, and caregiver Josephine Grace uses The Graceful Process™ within The Joyful Caregiver to bring ease and comfort to caregivers and their loved one as they get the care and help they need to fight their ch …

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