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Computers for Seniors: Email, Internet, Photos and More in 14 Easy Lessons

Computers for Seniors is a step-by-step guide that will take you all the way from pressing the “On” button on your new computer to being a confident user who can send email to family and friends, shop online safely, read the latest news, watch funny YouTube videos, share cute pictures of your grandkids, check the weather forecast, and much more. Computers for Seniors will show you how to get what you really want from your PC, with the help of full-color illustrations, friendly instructions, and a touch of humour. Each lesson has small exercises to test your skills and help you practice, to make sure you feel comfortable with what you’ve learned before you move on.

Source: No Starch Press

 

Suddenly Senior: The Funny Thing About Getting Older

You might be getting a bit thin on top, plump at the middle and creaky around the knees, but that doesn’t mean you’ve forgotten how to enjoy yourself! This collection of witty quotations, light-hearted yarns and cheerful jokes will help you chalk that last ‘senior moment’ down to experience, forget the gray hairs and the twinges, and celebrate getting older with a smile on your face and a twinkle in your wrinkle.

Source: Summersdale

 

Cruising through Caregiving

This book may provide answers if you are facing the daunting reality that you’re about to become a caregiver. Jennifer FitzPatrick has been through nearly every possible scenario on the caregiving spectrum, both professionally and personally, and she will give you wise advice on you how to be a responsible, effective caregiver without being overcome by guilt and burnout. Jennifer has been an education consultant with her local Alzheimer’s Association and has taught gerontology at the college level since 2001. She is passionate about helping students transition into careers serving older adults and their family caregivers.

Source: Greenleaf Book Group Press

 

Caregiving: Hope and Health for Caregiving Families

Wegscheider-Cruse helps readers sort through the puzzle that forms the caregiving world. Chapter topics include: identifying the roles of caregivers; how to deal with burnout; finding ways to compartmentalize and separate without guilt; using technology to make life easier; building bridges through teamwork; downsizing; and navigating end-of-life issues. Most importantly, the book offers readers a deep toolkit of invaluable suggestions for navigating

tough issues with positivity and optimism. It is also the first book to provide stories from

the perspective of not just the caregiver, but the care, thus enabling caregivers to better understand their fears and feelings.

Source: Health Communications Inc.

 

Evergreen Club

When you’re on the road, Evergreen’s B&B network gives you access to nearly 2,000 friendly, economical homestays throughout North America. Each visit includes a warm welcome, a comfortable rest, and a tasty breakfast—along with sure fire tips on local eateries and places of interest.

Source: evergreenclub.com

 

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Posted by Jordan Kalist

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