Category Archives: Aging

A Deepening Life by Joan Grundy (220)

This is a memoir-type book about how disheartening it is to watch a parent with Alzheimer’s grow more and more distanced from us. It can be so painful; yet, many graces and lessons can be learned, as Joan Grundy has … Continue reading

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Tangles: A Story About Alzheimer’s, My Mother, and Me by Sarah Leavitt (209)

This is a book about Alzheimer’s. It is a book with serious overtones. It is a must read for anyone who has Alzheimer’s running in the family. It is a poignant book, one that is filled with sadness, but the … Continue reading

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Memoir of a Good Death (77)

This is another book about palliative care. This time it is a novel. It is a GREAT story of a good death. It would seem that life and death are intertwined. In this book, readers will be invited to the … Continue reading

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Heart Healthy Foods for Life by Leslie Beck (65)

Coronary heart disease kills more Canadians than any other disease. What’s more, the majority of Canadians–eight out of ten–have at least one risk factor for developing it, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, type 2 diabetes, smoking, physical … Continue reading

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Aging in Canada (94)

This is a GREAT book about aging in Canada. Neena Chappell and Marcus Hollander are very well researched in the field of Social Gerontology. So, this book is as informative as it is scholarly. Canada, as in other countries, has … Continue reading

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Inner Beauty by Xiaolan Zhao (93)

This book is a must-read for all women who believe that beauty can be fostered from the outside. This books shows that beauty can only be developed from the inside out. There is no lotion or potion that can help … Continue reading

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The Scream (112)

The Scream By: Rohinston Mistry This is a very unique book that kept me glued to the pages until I read it through. It is a relatively short book, but it is very deep and moving. I was experiencing insomnia … Continue reading

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