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  • Sensory Modulation in Dementia Care

    Assessment and Activities for Sensory-Enriched Care

    Understand and assess the sensory needs of people with dementia, and learn how to implement sensory modulation-based approaches for enriched care.Drawing on the author's Sensory Modulation Program, this approach aids with self-organization and meaningful participation in life activities. Explaining sensory-processing issues specific to older populations, this book provides a downloadable ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • The Erratics

    2019 Stella Prize Winner

    Dark, sharp, blackly funny and powerful, this is memoir, wielded as weapon, with the tightly compressed energy of an explosive device.'She has a poet's gift for language, a playwright's sense of drama and a stand-up comic's talent for timing. But perhaps most remarkable is the generosity of spirit with which she writes about family trauma. The book flows with kinetic energy, wit and wisdom. Upon ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Wedding Bells at the Signal Box Cafe

    A heartwarming romantic comedy

    'Brimming with friendship and romance, this lovely book will charm your heart' Milly JohnsonFall in love with this heartwarming and emotional romcom, perfect for fans of Rebecca Raisin and Victoria Walters!Here comes the bride...Lucy Woods has always dreamed of running her very own wedding venue. After moving her eight-year-old son to the countryside she's surprised to find the perfect location ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Person-Centred Counselling for People with Dementia

    Making Sense of Self

    Although currently many people with dementia are not given the opportunity to receive professional counselling, this book explores the value of counselling for men and women living with this condition and how it enables them to make sense of their lives and their notions of themselves. The author explores the pervasive myth that all experiences of living with dementia are entirely negative and ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Before Dementia

    20 questions you need to ask about understanding, preventing, preparing for and coping with dementia from the specialist doctor and author of Staying Alive

    About preventing, preparing, copingHow do I know if I have dementia, and how will I live with it if I do? Can people with dementia consent to sex? Can they choose euthanasia for their future selves? And can we prevent or push back its onset?Chances are you know someone with dementia, but how well do you really understand the condition? Dementia is a complex interplay of biological, social and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $5.99 AUD

  • Over the Hill and Up the Wall

    A heart-warming journey with parents of a certain age and a son who thinks he knows best'A bit like David Sedaris without the tragedy, this is a book that will bring a smile of recognition to anyone with ageing elders, and hopefully to the elders themselves' Fiona Capp, Sydney Morning Herald'Warm, witty, honest. With a healthy serving of humour, Todd Alexander has written a marvellous, touching ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $5.99 AUD

  • Strength Training for Seniors

    Increase your Balance, Stability, and Stamina to Rewind the Aging Process

    by Paige Waehner ...
    Building and retaining physical strength is integral to living a fuller, longer life. Lifting weights can reduce the symptoms of everything from osteoarthritis and back pain to depression and diabetes. In Strength Training for Seniors, certified personal trainer Paige Waehner provides a detailed twelve-week strength program to help you safely and gradually build power, balance, and resistance with ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Chair Yoga for Seniors

    Stretches and Poses that You Can Do Sitting Down at Home

    by Lynn Lehmkuhl ...
    One of the biggest concerns among aging men and women is the fear of falling. Chair yoga, or “yoga while seated,” allows anyone to experience all of the benefits of an exercise program without being afraid. In Chair Yoga for Seniors, registered yoga practitioner and instructor Lynn Lehmkuhl offers readers easy-to-follow yoga positions and stretches that can be done at home, while sitting down ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • All That Ails You: The Adventures of a Canine Caregiver

    by Mark J. Asher ...
    Every dog deserves a forever home and after being given up several times, Wrigley has finally found his. The smart, good-natured dog now spends his days at SunRidge Assisted Living, comforting and doting on forty-five seniors. Wrigley has free run of the place—going where he senses he's needed—but his preferred spot is beside his favorite resident, Marjorie Thompson.All is well until a curmudgeon ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • We Need to Talk About Mum & Dad

    A practical guide to parenting our ageing parents

    by Jean Kittson ...
    Everything you need to know about supporting ageing parents, from author and comedian Jean Kittson.This warm and witty practical guide is a one-stop shop for information on how to support your ageing loved ones: how to protect their health and wellbeing, keep them safe and secure, and enable them to be self-determining and independent for as long as possible.Full of expert advice and first-hand ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 57 Dear Life

    On Caring for the Elderly

    Series Book 57 - Quarterly Essay
    In this moving and controversial Quarterly Essay, doctor and writer Karen Hitchcock investigates the treatment of the elderly and dying through some unforgettable cases. With honesty and deep experience, she looks at end-of-life decisions, frailty and dementia, over-treatment and escalating costs.Ours is a society in which ageism, often disguised, threatens to turn the elderly into a “burden” – ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Making Waves at Penvennan Cove

    Escape to Cornwall with this gorgeous feel-good and uplifting romance

    Series Book 2 - The Penvennan Cove series
    Kerra Shaw feels that all the pieces of her life are finally coming together. She has a fulfilling job helping small businesses in the local community and, most importantly, she has finally got together with her childhood sweetheart, Ross Treloar.But it's not all plain sailing, with an old family feud raging on between Kerra's dad and the Treloar family, it's best to keep her new relationship ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Avoiding the Ageing Parent Trap

    How to plan ahead and prevent legal and family issues

    by Brian Herd ...
    Informative and insightful, this is the essential family guide to preparing for ageing parents.This is a book that forces us to confront what most of us avoid - planning for our ageing parents. Our natural inclination is to wait and see what might happen. But when it does happen, or starts to unfold, we, and our siblings, are totally unprepared. Poor decisions, disputes with siblings and partners ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Old Friends

    by Tracy Kidder ...
    A Pulitzer Prize–winning author’s “touching, funny and inspiring” true story of daily life in a New England nursing home (The New York Times).Ninety-year-old Lou quit school after the eighth grade, worked for the rest of his life, and stayed with the same woman for nearly seventy years. Seventy-two-year-old Joe was chief probation officer in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, holds a law degree, and has ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Notekeeper

    A beautiful, heart-breaking story full of hope

    by Hannah Treave ...
    ‘Those last few words don't just help the dying; they can help save the lives of those left behind’Following a tragedy, Zoe flees Australia and makes a life for herself in the UK. Now working as a care nurse in The Oaks hospice, and knowing just how much comfort last words can bring, Zoe has taken it upon herself to become a notekeeper – writing down the final thoughts of her patients and ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Still Time

    A Novel

    by Jean Hegland ...
    From the author of Into the Forest, a moving novel about memory, Shakespeare's green worlds, and the power of reconciliation.Until John Wilson met the warm, wise woman who became his fourth wife, the object of his most intense devotion had always been the work of William Shakespeare. From his feat of memorizing Romeo and Juliet and half a dozen other plays as a student to his evangelical zeal as a ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Living Trusts for Everyone

    Why a Will Is Not the Way to Avoid Probate, Protect Heirs, and Settle Estates (Second Edition)

    Readers say it best: "Very informative." "Saved me a lot of money and headaches!" "Recommend it for everyone who has to plan estates for their elderly parents"Living Trusts for Everyone is the best resource for setting up a living trust. Explaining in specific terms what benefits a trust will have, Ronald Farrington Sharp gives the tools necessary to set up a loved one’s trust with no lawyers and ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Cosy Travelling Christmas Shop

    An uplifting and inspiring festive romance

    by Lilac Mills ...
    While bringing joy to others, can these two Christmas helpers also find some for themselves?Seren’s great aunt Nelly hates being in a care home, especially around Christmas when Seren learns that Nelly and the other residents can’t enjoy the simple pleasure of browsing for gifts in the shops. So what if Seren brings the shops to them?Converting an ice cream van into a gift shop, Seren travels ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Eightysomethings

    A Practical Guide to Letting Go, Aging Well, and Finding Unexpected Happiness

    **Winner of the **American Book Fest Best Book Award in "Health: Aging/50+"**This invaluable guide will help the historical number of eightysomethings live fulfilled, happy lives long into their twilight years. Personal stories illustrate how real people in their eighties are living and how they make sense of their lives.**Old age is not what it used to be. For the first time ever, most people in ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Mom Can't Live Alone Anymore

    by Tonya Thomas ...
    Series Book 4 - The Women of Strength Diaries
    Kathy Wilson was a loving daughter and wanted to do the right thing when it became apparent that her mother wasn’t able to take care of herself any more. But getting her mom into assisted living became a nightmare--and that was just the beginning of her troubles.Tonya Thomas writes gripping stories about issues that affect women today. She lives in Newark, NY with her husband and two cats, Sasha ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  •  Stories from the Tenth-Floor Clinic

    A Nurse Practitioner Remembers

    Running a clinic for seniors requires a lot more than simply providing medical care. In Stories from the Tenth-Floor Clinic, Marianna Crane chases out scam artists and abusive adult children, plans a funeral, signs her own name to social security checks, and butts heads with her staff—two spirited older women who are more well-intentioned than professional—even as she deals with a difficult ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Love at First

    A fun and heartwarming romance

    by Kate Clayborn ...
    New neighbour. Tale as old as time.Sixteen years ago, teenager Will Sterling saw – or rather, heard – the girl of his dreams. Now an unexpected inheritance has brought Will back to that same address, where he plans to offload his new property pronto and get back to his regular life as an overworked doctor.Bound by her loyalty to her adored grandmother, Nora Clarke won’t let Will’s plans ruin her ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Who will I be when I die?

    Christine Bryden was 46 years old when she was diagnosed with dementia, and in this book she describes her remarkable emotional, physical and spiritual journey in the three years immediately following. Offering rare first-hand insights into how it feels to gradually lose the ability to undertake tasks most people take for granted, it is made all the more remarkable by Christine's positivity and ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Mayo Clinic on Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

    A Guide for People with Dementia and Those Who Care for Them

    **A reference on preventing, treating, and coping with dementia, from “**one of the most reliable, respected health resources that Americans have” (Publishers Weekly).This book from the world-renowned Mayo Clinic offers an update on what experts know about Alzheimer’s and related dementias, including the latest research into treatment and prevention, ways to live well with dementia, and ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus