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Geriatrics

If you like Geriatrics Audiobooks, then you'll love these top picks.
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    To Die Well

    Your Right to Comfort, Calm, and Choice in the last Days of Life

    Unabridged

    6 hours 30 min

    While every one of us hopes "to die well," this may not be possible without knowing our rights about care at the end of life. How can futile medical treatment be stopped? When might death be hastened? How can each of us retain control of these decisions? The information in To Die Well is both comforting and empowering. Knowing our rights to refuse treatment, as well as legal ways to bring about ... Read more

    $37.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    At Peace

    Choosing a Good Death After a Long Life

    Narrated by Brian Troxell ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 23 min

    The authoritative, informative, and reassuring guide on end-of-life care for our aging population.Most people say they would like to die quietly at home. But overly aggressive medical advice, coupled with an unrealistic sense of invincibility or overconfidence in our health-care system, results in the majority of elderly patients misguidedly dying in institutions. Many undergo painful procedures ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    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

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    Creative Care

    A Revolutionary Approach to Dementia and Elder Care

    by Anne Basting ...
    Narrated by Anne Basting ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 42 min

    A MacArthur Genius Grant recipient pioneers a radical change in how we interact with older loved ones, especially those experiencing dementia, as she introduces a proven method that uses the creative arts to bring light and joy to the lives of elders.In Creative Care, Anne Basting lays the groundwork for a widespread transformation in our approach to elder care and uses compelling, touching ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Art and Science of Aging Well

    A Physician's Guide to a Healthy Body, Mind, and Spirit

    Narrated by Tom Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 58 min

    In the past century, average life expectancies have nearly doubled, and today, for the first time in human history, many people have a realistic chance of living to eighty or beyond. As life expectancy increases, Americans need accurate, scientifically grounded information so that they can take full responsibility for their own latter years. In The Art and Science of Aging Well, Mark E. Williams, ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    New Frontiers in Alzheimer’s

    Unabridged

    3 hours 26 min

    Until recently, one idea has dominated research in treating Alzheimer’s disease: the amyloid hypothesis. Those therapies have repeatedly fallen short, and in this audiobook we take a look at where that hypothesis stands today. We examine recent research into the spectrum of disease causes, including inflammation and immune dysfunction; cutting-edge treatments, including deep-brain stimulation and ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial