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The Best Recommendations of Aging Parents at 2019

King Lear

King Lear, one of Shakespeare's darkest and most savage plays, tells the story of the foolish and Job-like Lear, who divides his kingdom, as he does his affections, according to vanity and whim. Lear's failure as a father engulfs himself and... Read More

Take a Walk with Me

Of 78 million Baby Boomers, one turns 50 every seven seconds. 70% of people over 75 still own their own home. Taken together, these facts spell perplexity for millions of adult children. Increasing numbers of Boomers, themselves aging, with overbusy work... Read More

A Bittersweet Season

Just a few of the vitally important lessons in caring for your aging parent—and yourself—from Jane Gross in A Bittersweet Season As painful as the role reversal between parent and child may be for you, assume it is worse for your... Read More

A Jigsaw Guide to Making Sense of the World

Puzzled about life? Sometimes the world doesn't make sense. Things seem random and disconnected, and we wonder if there's any purpose to it all, any meaning to our lives. But what if everything could make sense? What if the pieces actually... Read More

Seven steps to effective parent care

Two gerontologists explore the complex emotional, physical, and financial problems and issues confronting adults who are faced with providing care for their aging adult parents.... Read More

Blueprints

Blueprints, the New York Times bestselling novel from Barbara Delinsky, is the story of two strong women, Caroline MacAfee, a skilled carpenter, and her daughter Jamie, a talented architect. The day after her 56th birthday, Caroline is told the network wants... Read More

Adult Development and Aging

This comprehensive book helps readers process a clear picture of adult development and aging with the help and results of intensive scientific research. It challenges common stereotypes about this subject matter, and interprets the research data into an optimistic yet realistic... Read More

Visits

Based on her experiences taking care of her mother, a victim of Parkinson's disease, the author offers support and advice for those caring for an aging or seriously ill parent, encompassing such topics as wills, insurance, home care, and coping. Original.... Read More

Formed for the Glory of God

Jesus said we should focus our minds and hearts on God above all else. No small task! Is there someone we can turn to for help? |Wisdom tells us to sit at the feet of our elders rather than the latest... Read More

Fear of Dying

Fear of Dying is a hilarious, heart wrenching, and beautifully told story about what happens when one woman steps reluctantly into the afternoon of life. Vanessa Wonderman is a gorgeous former actress in her 60's who finds herself balancing between her... Read More

So Happy Together

Set in the lush, rolling hills of northern New Jersey and the romantic, windswept dunes of Cape Cod, this is the story of three generations of women who find their lives, and dreams, suddenly transformed in ways they never could have... Read More

Simply Siblings

After two feisty Italians move in together at the rambling |ancestral| home in New York, there's nobody but less-than-handy Donnie Vingo to step in as their 24/7 MacGyver. Nobody else to settle their daily sister-brother squabbles. His mom, Josie, who in... Read More

Taking Care of Parents Who Didn’t Take Care of You

A self-help guide for those who have to take care of their aging parents. Caring for aging parents is difficult-it's exhausting, expensive, time-consuming, and under appreciated. And that's under the best of circumstances, when the caregiver loves and respects his or... Read More

The Topeka School

Named one of the most anticipated fall books by: Entertainment Weekly, Vulture, The Observer, Kirkus, Lit Hub,The Millions, The Week, Oprah Magazine, The Paris Review Daily, Nylon, Pacific Standard, Publishers Weekly, Slate, and The Guardian From the award-winning author of 10:04... Read More

The Owl in the Tree

This book is devoted to my Mom. Her care, her life and a little about my lifes journey along the way. I have tried to touch on the happiest and sometimes not so happy times. But life is a journy that... Read More

Little Moments of Love

What began as stray doodles on scraps of paper became an internet sensation when Catana Chetwynd’s boyfriend shared her drawings online. Now, Catana Comics touches millions of readers with its sweet, relatable humor. Little Moments of Love collects just that –... Read More

The Family Squeeze

The Sandwich Generation refers to the growing numbers of middle-aged people who must care for both children and elderly parents while trying to manage the stress of full-time jobs. 'Everything they say is practical and useful.' - Globe and Mail... Read More

Planning For Long-Term Care For Dummies

Expert advice on planning for your own or a relative’sfuture care needs As we live longer and healthier lives, planning for the longterm has never been more important. Planning gives you morecontrol, but it’s not easy to find accurate information andanswers... Read More

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