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Picard, André

Summary: "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 reveals the full extent of the crisis in eldercare, and offers an urgently needed prescription to fix a broken system. When...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Canada 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 362.6 PIC

Matthews, J. L.

Summary: To find the right kind of long-term care, you may need to make difficult personal, medical, and financial decisions during emotionally tough times. Long-Term Care helps you and your family understand the range of available choices. Even more important, it guides you toward the best care you can afford. You'll learn how to: explore your options for home care, assisted living, and nursing homes,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.16 MAT

Kane, Robert L.

Contents: Background -- The stroke -- Rehabilitation -- Assisted living -- The dementia unit -- Nursing home -- Doctors, other medical personnel, and hospitals -- Informal care -- The roads not taken -- End of life -- What kind of long-term care do we want? -- What can we do about it?.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vanderbilt University Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.61 KAN

Contents: The call of history : "We're gonna get this done" -- The house of Pelosi : deals and betrayals -- The power of one : Lieberman blocks the way -- The rescue : Obama's last chance -- Priority one : expanding coverage -- The individual mandate : how it will work -- The insurers : more customers, more resrnctions -- The insured : it's status quo for now -- Under thirty : joining the system, like it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 344.7303 WAS

Sheridan, Carmel.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cottage Books 1987

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.8 SHE

Matthews, J. L.

Summary: To find the right kind of long-term care, you may need to make difficult personal, medical, and financial decisions during emotionally tough times. Long-Term Care helps you and your family understand the range of available choices. Even more important, it guides you toward the best care you can afford.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1 MAT

Summary: When a patient at a long-term care facility is depressed, confused, or displays aggressive behavior, it can create a stressful environment for other residents as well as numerous frustrations for the staff. This program is designed to help nursing assistants build support skills and develop a bedside manner as they meet the emotional needs of patients-while also avoiding burnout. Topics include...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Bell, Virginia

Summary: Successfully implement this relationship-centered approach to dementia care that builds on the essential elements of friendship—respect, empathy, support, trust, and humor. For decades the acclaimed Best Friends™ approach has been widely recognized for helping people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias experience meaningful engagement and dignity in all aspects of their lives. In this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Professions Press, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1968 BEL

Kind, Viki.

Summary: This book offers tools and techniques to help caregivers make decisions involving the care and health of the person they care for.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenleaf Book Group Press 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.8 Kind 2010

Summary: "The comprehensive volume features information for 12,100+ private RV parks, public campgrounds and services, including more than 2,400 Good Sam Parks. It includes RV travel articles and lifestyle tips and Good Sam's exclusive RV park ratings to help you decide where to stay. The state and provincial maps--indicating Good Sam discount locations--guide you to your destination. Editorial features...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Good Sam Enterprises 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 647.94 GOO

Lake, Nell

Summary: "From a gifted writer who spent two years in a support group for people caring for elderly and ill spouses, parents, and friends, The Caregivers chronicles the daily experiences--heart-breaking, poignant, and redemptive--of ordinary Americans as they face their final life passages"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 610.73 LAK

Summary: Like many economically developed countries the U. K. is home to a rapidly growing number of people over the age of 50. What are the social changes behind this trend, and what are its implications? The issues surrounding an aging population are examined in this program, using East Devon in the U. K. as a case study. The video addresses the strain on health care, special housing, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Steel, Danielle

Summary: Zoe Morgan's childhood was marked by her younger sister's tragic illness, watching as her parents dedicated themselves completely to her final days and then divorced. As a young woman driven by these painful memories, Zoe sets the bar high for herself, studying hard and pursuing a career in the nonprofit world, where her deep compassion for disadvantaged children finds a focus. When Zoe falls...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC STE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Ste

McGinniss, Joe.

Summary: Examines the suspicious death of Andrew Kissel, who had received custody of his murdered brother's children three years earlier and whose own killing remains unsolved. Nancy Kissel had it all: glamour, wealth, and what a friend described as "the best marriage in the universe." That marriage--to Merrill Lynch investment banker Robert Kissel--ended abruptly one night in 2003 in their luxury...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 MCG

Jenkins, Steve

Summary: Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter, had their lives turned upside down when they adopted their pig-daughter Esther--the so-called micro pig who turned out to be a full-sized commercial pig growing to a whopping 600 pounds--as they describe in their bestselling memoir Esther the Wonder Pig. The book ends with them moving to a new farm, and starting a new wonderful life where they will live on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.4 JEN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 636.4 JEN

McGinniss, Joe.

Summary: Examines the suspicious death of Andrew Kissel, who had received custody of his murdered brother's children three years earlier and whose own killing remains unsolved. Nancy Kissel had it all: glamour, wealth, and what a friend described as "the best marriage in the universe." That marriage--to Merrill Lynch investment banker Robert Kissel--ended abruptly one night in 2003 in their luxury...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 364.1523 MCG

Summary: All the McKenzie brothers want is a free case of beer and a quiet place to belch, so they put a mouse in a beer bottle and go to the Elsinore Brewery to complain. There they encounter the diabolical Brewmeister Smith who has concocted a scheme to rule the world by contaminating Elsinore Beer with a mind-controlling chemical.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

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Segal, Nancy L.

Summary: Presents research from case studies in which identical twins were mistakenly switched and separated at birth and raised by families other than their birth families, discussng the psychological consequences, moral issues, and legal ramifications of such events.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.44 SEG

Summary: What if your memory suddenly vanished? What if you could no longer summon up any recollections of your mother's embrace, a best friend's confidences, or the moment you first met your spouse? What if you couldn't even remember yourself, not your name, your school, where you worked, or even the face of the total stranger staring back at you from the mirror? If all of these memories were gone,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153.12 MEM
Call number: DVD 153.12 MEM

Punch, Terrence M.

Summary: Erin's Sons not only sheds light on many of the Irish immigrants who resided in Atlantic Canada between 1761 and 1853 but also provides an invaluable tool for U.S. researchers, since many New England Irish families can trace their ancestry through Atlantic Canada.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3415 Punch VOL. I
Call number: R GEN 929.3415 Punch VOL. II
Call number: R GEN 929.3415 Punch VOL. III
Call number: R GEN 929.3415 Punch VOL. IV

Calcaterra, Regina

Summary: A tenacious lawyer, state official, and activist recounts her childhood in foster homes and on the streets with her four siblings, revealing a life of horrible abuse in the shadows between Manhattan and the Hamptons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CALCATERRA, REGINA CAL

McKinney, Donna Bowen

Summary: This title introduces young sports fans to camping, introducing its history, suggested gear, and tips for making the most of a weekend in the wilderness. Features sidebars, photos, a glossary, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SportsZone, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.54 MCK

Cohan, Ray.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prentice-Hall 1972

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 630 COH

Heinerth, Jill

Summary: "From one of the world's most renowned cave divers, a firsthand account of exploring the earth's final frontier: the hidden depths of our oceans and the sunken caves inside our planet. More people have died exploring underwater caves than climbing Mount Everest, and we know more about deep space than we do about the depths of our oceans. From one of the top cave divers working today--and one of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B HEINERTH HEI

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