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    Happily Ever Older

    Revolutionary Approaches to Long-Term Care

    by Moira Welsh ...
    Narrated by Moira Welsh ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 55 min

    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 homes and long-term care facilities and wants to tell ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Connect

    Building Exceptional Relationships with Family, Friends and Colleagues

    Unabridged

    10 hours 19 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.A transformative guide to building more fulfilling relationships with colleagues, friends, partners, and family, based on the landmark Interpersonal Dynamics ("Touchy Feely") course at Stanford's Graduate School of BusinessThe ability to create strong relationships with others is crucial to living a full life and becoming more effective at work. Yet many of us find ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Burning Light of Two Stars

    A Mother Daughter Story

    by Laura Davis ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 3 min

    This riveting memoir by Laura Davis, author of The Courage to Heal, examines the endurance of mother–daughter love, how memory protects and betrays us, and the determination it takes to fulfill a promise when ghosts from the past come knocking.When she published The Courage to Heal in 1988, Laura Davis helped more than a million women work through the trauma of childhood sexual abuse. But her ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    I'll Have Some of Yours

    What my mother taught me about dementia, cookies, music, the outside, and her life inside a care home.

    Unabridged

    8 hours 18 min

    Annette Januzzi Wick wants to find the perfect care home for her proud, Italian mother, who is slipping further into dementia.In this memoir, she shares gripping truths about mistakes she makes before ultimately finding a place where her mother develops a crush, heckles an Elvis impersonator, and magically bonds with her daughter through Frank Sinatra’s songs. Whether she is breaking up a fight ... Read more

    $16.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Who Will Take Care of Me When I'm Old?

    Plan Now to Safeguard Your Health and Happiness in Old Age

    by Joy Loverde ...
    Narrated by Jean Alexander ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 45 min

    Everything you need to know to plan for your own safe, financially secure, healthy, and happy old ageFor those who have no support system in place, the thought of aging without help can be a frightening, isolating prospect. Whether you have friends and family ready and able to help you or not, growing old does not have to be an inevitable decline into helplessness. It is possible to maintain a ... Read more

    $37.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Tasha

    A Son's Memoir

    by Brian Morton ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours

    In the spirit of Fierce Attachments, Bettyville, and The End of Your Life Book Club, acclaimed novelist Brian Morton delivers a moving, darkly funny memoir of his mother’s vibrant life and the many ways in which their tight, tumultuous relationship was refashioned in her twilight years.Tasha Morton is a force of nature: a brilliant educator who’s left her mark on generations of students—and also a ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Parenting Your Parents

    A Practical Guide for Caregivers

    Unabridged

    4 hours 25 min

    Help and Hope for the Hard Road Ahead If you are currently providing care for your aging parents or facing the prospect of doing so in the near future, you are definitely not alone. Dr. Grant Ethridge and his wife, Tammy, have been there, having given care during their dads' last days. They know the stress and uncertainty you face. Through their story and those of other caregivers, Grant and Tammy ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Welcome to Wherever We Are

    A Memoir of Family, Caregiving, and Redemption

    Narrated by Coleen Marlo ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 19 min

    Welcome to Wherever We Are is a meditation on what we hold onto, what we let go of, how we remember others, and ultimately how we're remembered. Deborah Cohan shares her story of caring for her father, a man who was simultaneously loud, gentle, loving, and cruel and whose brilliant career as an advertising executive included creating slogans like "Hey, how 'bout a nice Hawaiian punch?" Wrestling ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Motherland

    A Memoir of Love, Loathing, and Longing

    by Elissa Altman ...
    Narrated by Elissa Altman ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 34 min

    “I’m reading this book right now and loving it!”—Cheryl Strayed, #1 New York Times bestselling author of WildHow can a mother and daughter who love (but don’t always like) each other coexist without driving each other crazy?“Vibrating with emotion, this deeply honest account strikes a chord.”—People“A wry and moving meditation on aging and the different kinds of love between women.”... ... Read more

    $22.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Featherhood

    'The best piece of nature writing since H is for Hawk, and the most powerful work of biography I have read in years' Neil Gaiman

    Narrated by Charlie Gilmour ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 34 min

    'One of the best books I have ever read. Incredibly moving' Elton John'I cant recommend it too highly' Helen Macdonald'Ranks among the best modern coming-of-age memoirs' Sunday Times'Where Helen Macdonald's H Is For Hawk meets Gerald Durrell's My Family And Other Animals ... Remarkable' Daily Mail'Beautiful, wise, compassionate and powerful' Isabel... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Neither Married nor Single

    When Your Partner Has Alzheimer’s or Other Dementia

    Narrated by Bronson Pinchot ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 8 min

    When Dr. David Kirkpatrick’s wife was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2007, their lives—and their marriage—would change forever. In an honest, uplifting, and sometimes heartbreaking account of loving a partner with dementia, Dr. Kirkpatrick creates a clear guide for others in similar circumstances. He shares his perspective both as a loving and grief-stricken husband coping with a profound ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Understanding Autism in Adults and Aging Adults 2nd Edition

    Updated in 2021 with New Insights for Improving Diagnosis and Quality of Life

    by Theresa Regan ...
    Narrated by Meryl Goldsmith ...
    series The Understanding Autism Series #1

    Unabridged

    7 hours 23 min

    NEW EDITION 2021 with updated research, additional insight and strategies for communication, information about autism in special populations (such as the gender diverse, those with problematic internet use and gaming addictions, females, and more), and a new chapter on aging and dementia.Autism is a childhood condition ... right? Not right. Children with autism grow into adults with autism. The ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Aging with Agency

    Building Resilience, Confronting Challenges, and Navigating Eldercare

    by Sandi Peters ...
    Narrated by Diana Gardiner ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 10 min

    An experiential guide to re-orienting our understanding of late adulthood as one of life's most meaningful and transformative stagesAging can bring new fears, challenges, and concerns. Loss of career, loved ones, or changing physical and cognitive abilities can leave us feeling isolated and scared. Sandi Peters shows us that growing older need not mean the end of personal growth. In fact, late ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Gift of Caring

    Saving Our Parents from the Perils of Modern Healthcare

    Unabridged

    11 hours 11 min

    In this book, author and biologist Marcy Houle shares her personal journey of caring for her father, a surgeon, who developed Alzheimer's disease, and later her mother, who succumbed to other medical conditions. Like many children of aging parents, Marcy often felt powerless traveling this sad trajectory-watching them fall through the cracks of a fragmented and confusing healthcare system, where ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Out of Touch

    The heartbreaking and hopeful must read

    by Haleh Agar ...
    Narrated by Grace Andrews ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 21 min

    'A must read' Sunday Express'Heartbreaking and hopeful' Woman's Weekly'A riveting and captivating new novel about the complexities of sibling relations'Grazia**'**Raw and hopeful, this book is about what pulls us apart and what keeps us together' Rowan Hisayo Bucahan'One of those books that had me ignoring my phone, family and sensible bedtimes. Imme... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    How to Age in Place

    Planning for a Happy, Independent, and Financially Secure Retirement

    Unabridged

    8 hours 11 min

    The first authoritative and comprehensive guide to "aging in place"--a burgeoning movement for those who don't want to rely on assisted living or nursing home care--which allows seniors to spend their later years living comfortably, independently, and in their own home or community.For millions of Americans, living in a nursing home or assisted living facility is not how they’d prefer to spend ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Senior Care by Design

    A Better Alternative to Institutional Assisted Living and Memory Care

    Unabridged

    5 hours 13 min

    Today there are 77 million Baby Boomers living in the U.S., meaning, 10,000 people will be turning 65 years old every day. Currently, most Boomers aren’t in assisted living … yet. However, they will be moving into senior housing in droves over the next couple of decades. Add to this the increasing numbers of Boomer’s parents already making this transition.With limited resources available at this ... Read more

    $37.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Where Should Mom Live?

    Living Arrangements for Older Adults

    Narrated by Bill Fike ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 33 min

    Older adults require living arrangements tailored to their personal needs and wishes, which often change over time. This poses ongoing challenges to you as a caregiver. To help you face these head-on, this book provides information about services and facilities that may prove beneficial to your aging loved one. We explore independence, comfort, and safety issues to help you make an informed ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Rules of the Road

    Narrated by Aoife McMahon ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 47 min

    Gripping, emotional and uplifting – a novel about the true power of friendship.’A superb writer – the Irish Jojo Moyes’ Irish ExaminerThe simple fact of the matter is that Iris loves life. Maybe she’s forgotten that. Sometimes that happens, doesn’t it? To the best of us? All I have to do is remind her of that one simple fact.Monday morning starts like any other – until Terry discovers her best ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Dancing with Dementia

    My Story of Living Positively with Dementia

    Narrated by Catherine O'Brian ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 21 min

    The truly inspirational account of living positively with dementia.Christine Bryden was a top civil servant and single mother of three children when she was diagnosed with dementia at the age of 46. Since then she has gone on to challenge almost every stereotype of people with dementia by campaigning for self-advocacy, writing articles and speaking at national conferences.This book is a vivid ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Downsizing The Family Home

    What to Save, What to Let Go

    by Marni Jameson ...
    Narrated by Joyce Bean, Fred Stella ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 22 min

    It's a rite of passage almost no one will escape: the difficult, emotional journey of downsizing your or your aging parents' home. Here, nationally syndicated home columnist Marni Jameson sensitively guides readers through the process, from opening that first closet, to sorting through a lifetime's worth of possessions, to selling the homestead itself. Using her own personal journey as a basis, ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    A Loving Approach To Dementia Care, 2nd Edition

    Making Meaningful Connections with the Person Who Has Alzheimer’s Disease Or Other Dementia or Memory Loss

    by Laura Wayman ...
    Narrated by Laural Merlington ...
    series 36-Hour Day

    Unabridged

    5 hours 39 min

    Caring for someone with dementia means devotedly and patiently doing a hundred little things each day. Few care providers are trained to meet the challenges of dementia, however-and that is where A Loving Approach to Dementia Care can help. The book offers practical, compassionate advice on overcoming caregiving obstacles and maintaining meaningful relationships with loved ones who have dementia ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Growing An Elder Community

    Unabridged

    57 min

    Dr. David Goff and Alexandra Hart discuss their experience of facilitating a local “elder salon” and encourage others to start one in their community. Many participants express a surprising freedom to truly become themselves as they age. Goff and Hart touch on the differences between growing old and becoming an elder, and offer ways to make the process more meaningful. ... Read more

    $2.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    From Alzheimer’s with Love

    A Remarkable Journey of Healing through the Grace of Jesus

    by Marc Swift ...
    Narrated by Marc Swift ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 19 min

    Marc’s family was devastated by his father’s third year of Alzheimer’s disease. From Alzheimer’s, with Love is the true life story of a 6-month journey from deterioration to restoration from this disease. Discover how Marc developed a system to help his father escape the prison of his isolation and reconnect with his loved ones.Outsmart the Brain. Go for the Heart.Marc’s mother was exhausted by ... Read more

    $31.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial