The Sandwich Years

How to survive when the people in your life need you most
Author: Alana Kirk
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1473627524
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 288
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The Sandwich Years is the heartfelt, inspirational story of the bond between mothers and daughters, and how one woman - through caring for the person she had relied on the most - finally found herself. Alana Kirk, married with two children and a third on the way, often found herself stretched between the various demands on her time - parenting, marriage, work, friendship, self. But when her mother suffered a massive stroke, just days after the birth of daughter Ruby, Alana's life became unrecognisable. The next five years - 'the sandwich years' - were a time of heartbreak and difficult choices as Alana lost herself amid part-time caring for her mother, supporting her father and parenting three young daughters, while also attempting to get her career back on track. But it was also a time of growth and love as Alana rediscovered the joy her loved ones bring to her life, and learned how to find a way back to herself. The Sandwich Years is a celebration of mothers and daughters, and everyday warriors. (Previously published as Daughter, Mother, Me)

Retirement Income Redesigned

Master Plans for Distribution -- An Adviser's Guide for Funding Boomers' Best Years
Author: Harold Evensky,Deena B. Katz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470885055
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 370
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Clients nearing retirement have some significant challenges to face. And so do their advisers. They can expect to live far longer after they retire. And the problems they expect their advisers to solve are far more complex. The traditional sources of retirement income may be shriveling, but boomers don't intend to downsize their plans. Instead, they're redefining what it means to be retired—as well as what they require of financial advisers. Planners who aren't prepared will be left behind. Those who are will step up to some lucrative and challenging work. To help get the work done, Harold Evensky and Deena Katz—both veteran problem solvers—have tapped the talents of a range of experts whose breakthrough thinking offers solutions to even the thorniest issues in retirement-income planning: Sustainable withdrawals Longevity risk Eliminating luck as a factor in planning Immediate annuities, reverse mortgages, and viatical and life settlements Strategies for increasing retirement cash flow In Retirement Income Redesigned, the most-respected names in the industry discuss these issues and a range of others.

How to Survive and Thrive in an Empty Nest

Reclaiming Your Life When Your Children Have Grown
Author: Jeanette C. Lauer,Robert H. Lauer
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 9781572241374
Category: Self-Help
Page: 196
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Parents whose children are leaving home face many conflicting emotions, ranging from grief and loss to relief and even exhilaration. A time of new beginnings, time to enlarge old relationships, expand personal vistas and set new directions for life. This guide offers a step-by-step approach to help readers turn thei6r empty nest into growth and positive change.

Unfinished Business

The Baddest Chick Part 6
Author: Nisa Santiago
Publisher: Melodrama Publishing
ISBN: 1620780550
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
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Contaminated Roots As Apple and Kola try to retire from the game, lingering feuds put them back to work. Before they can experience life without tragedy, they both have unfinished business to settle. Hiding in plain sight while exterminating their enemies, they realize they will never have any peace until they eliminate the man they once called Daddy.

The Family Squeeze

Surviving the Sandwich Generation
Author: Suzanne Kingsmill,Benjamin Schlesinger
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802071347
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 199
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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

Lessons For A Sunday Father


Author: Claire Calman
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448126606
Category: Fiction
Page: 448
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IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO GROW UP... This is the story of SCOTT, who finds his belongings outside in a bin bag one day and realises he may have made a Big Mistake GAIL, who wishes her husband were under guarantee so she could send him back and get a refund NAT, who discovers that growing up isn't all it's cracked up to be ROSIE, who just wants her Dad back - or if not, then at least some new glitter nail polish. Four lives, one story: love, loss and learning to be a grown-up.

The Senior Driver's Survival Guide

What Older Drivers Must Know to Protect Their Driving Privileges In Their Golden Years
Author: Norman Klein
Publisher: Author House
ISBN: 1452007861
Category: Self-Help
Page: 160
View: 9398
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Senior Drivers! Your future is in jeopardy. A disturbing situation is developing in the United States. Since people are living longer, the number of drivers over 65 is escalating three times as rapidly as the general driving population. Older people have difficulty concentration, shorter attention spans and failing vision among other ailments. Unfortunately this results in frequent driving mishaps, sometimes with catastrophic results. Taking away their driving privileges would deprive them of their self esteem and independence. This could happen if they continued to have accidents caused by their propensity to get distracted easily and lose concentration. Some states have already enacted laws requiring re-exams for seniors. No doubt many more will follow. Driving slower in traffic is not the answer. This could cause accidents. Driving too fast would be worse since a person’s attention span and reaction time deteriorate with age. It does not matter how skillful he or she once were, aging diminishes skill in almost all areas including the operation of a motor vehicle. Driving today has become more complex as many more cars are on the road. When seniors started to drive, turnpikes and expressways were non existent. After observing the avoidable accidents seniors were having, and realizing how their ranks were exploding, I decided to write “The Senior Driver’s Survival Guide” – subtitled What You Must Know to Protect Your Driving Privileges. Its contents can enable older drivers to drive with a more acute awareness and help them to be better drivers in their “Golden” years. It is an important book which has the power to change and save lives.

When Technology Fails

A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency, 2nd Edition
Author: Matthew Stein
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
ISBN: 1603580956
Category: House & Home
Page: 493
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There’s never been a better time to “be prepared.” Matthew Stein’s comprehensive primer on sustainable living skills—from food and water to shelter and energy to first-aid and crisis-management skills—prepares you to embark on the path toward sustainability. But unlike any other book, Stein not only shows you how to live “green” in seemingly stable times, but to live in the face of potential disasters, lasting days or years, coming in the form of social upheaval, economic meltdown, or environmental catastrophe. When Technology Fails covers the gamut. You’ll learn how to start a fire and keep warm if you’ve been left temporarily homeless, as well as the basics of installing a renewable energy system for your home or business. You’ll learn how to find and sterilize water in the face of utility failure, as well as practical information for dealing with water-quality issues even when the public tap water is still flowing. You’ll learn alternative techniques for healing equally suited to an era of profit-driven malpractice as to situations of social calamity. Each chapter (a survey of the risks to the status quo; supplies and preparation for short- and long-term emergencies; emergency measures for survival; water; food; shelter; clothing; first aid, low-tech medicine, and healing; energy, heat, and power; metalworking; utensils and storage; low-tech chemistry; and engineering, machines, and materials) offers the same approach, describing skills for self-reliance in good times and bad. Fully revised and expanded—the first edition was written pre-9/11 and pre-Katrina, when few Americans took the risk of social disruption seriously—When Technology Fails ends on a positive, proactive note with a new chapter on "Making the Shift to Sustainability," which offers practical suggestions for changing our world on personal, community and global levels.

Invitation to Holistic Health: A Guide to Living a Balanced Life


Author: Charlotte Eliopoulos,Executive Director American Association for Long Term Care Nursing Charlotte Eliopoulos, MPH, PhD, RN
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449694225
Category: Medical
Page: 450
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Invitation to Holistic Health: A Guide to Living a Balanced Life provides solid principles and proven measures to promote optimal health and well-being using a holistic approach. Divided into three parts: Strengthening Your Inner Resources, Developing Health Lifestyle Practices, and Taking Charge of Challenges to the Mind, Body, and Spirit, this easy-to-read guide it provides how-to information when dealing with a variety of health-related issues that includes, but is not limited to, nutrition, exercise, herbal remedies, and homeopathic remedies. The Third Edition as been completely revised and includes current research on the effectiveness and safety of herbs and other complementary and alternative medicine therapies. The chapter on Menopause has been updated to reflect current thinking about the safe use of estrogen replacement, soy products, and other approaches to manage symptoms and new suggested readings and resources have been provided for further exploration into topics.

Anatomie eines Soldaten


Author: Harry Parker
Publisher: Benevento
ISBN: 3710950104
Category: Fiction
Page: 240
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45 Gegenstände, 1 unvergessliche Geschichte Captain Tom Barnes leitet einen Einsatz der britischen Armee, als er auf eine Landmine tritt. Zwei einheimische Jungen werden in den Konflikt hineingezogen, kaum ahnend, was dort geschieht. Auf allen Seiten verändert Gewalt das Leben von Grund auf. In diesem ungewöhnlichen Roman erzählen die Gegenstände des Krieges: Turnschuhe, Soldatenstiefel, Helm, ein paar Dollar, eine Drohne, ein Fahrrad, ein militärischer Orden, ein Glas Bier, eine Schneeflocke, medizinisches Gerät und eine Landmine. Anatomie eines Soldaten ist bewegend, aufwühlend und visionär: über den Krieg, tiefe Wunden und das Überleben. "Eine Tour de Force. In seinem brillanten und verführerischen Roman entblößt Harry Parker die geheimen Kräfte des Krieges. Diese Seiten sind gefährlich, aber sie enthalten Mitgefühl und Trauer. Man kann sich nur wundern, dass Menschen sich das gegenseitig antun. Der Krieg wird hier durch die Lupe betrachtet, aber ist doch völlig real." Nadeem Aslam

Congressional Record

Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress
Author: United States. Congress
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: N.A
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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

Paper

A Weekly Technical Journal for Paper and Pulp Mills
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Paper industry
Page: N.A
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Villages of Britain

The Five Hundred Villages that Made the Countryside
Author: Clive Aslet
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408817993
Category: History
Page: 672
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Villages of Britain is the history of the countryside, told through five hundred of its most noteworthy settlements. Many of Britain's villages are known for their loveliness, of course, but their role in shaping the nation over the centuries is relatively untold, drowned out by the metropolitan bias of history. A consummate storyteller, Clive Aslet deftly weaves the worlds of agriculture, politics, the arts, industry, folklore, science, ecology, fashion and religion into one irresistible volume. The Bedfordshire works that a century ago manufactured half a billion bricks a year; the Cheshire municipality striving to become the country's first carbon-neutral community; the Derbyshire estate where the cottages represent the gamut of European architecture; the Gloucestershire community founded by Tolstoyans, who still live by anarchic principles; the Leicestershire town where pub walls are embedded with Jurassic-era fossils; the Morayshire settlement where Hogmanay is celebrated eleven days late; the Pembrokeshire fishing hamlet that inspired Dylan Thomas; the Somerset village that was built on the back of the trade in Peruvian bird droppings; the Suffolk village that is rejecting modernity by reconstructing a windmill for grinding flour; the Surrey woodland that fosters Europe's most ancient trees - all these are places that have made a unique contribution to the narrative of this country. Follow Clive Aslet in visiting all five hundred villages, and you will have experienced the history of these islands from a uniquely rural perspective.

60 on Up

The Truth about Aging in America
Author: Lillian B. Rubin
Publisher: Beacon Press (MA)
ISBN: N.A
Category: Psychology
Page: 184
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Through interviews, research, and personal anecdotes, a psychologist looks at how longevity affects the social, emotional, and economic lives of those growing older in America.

Dein perfektes Leben

Psychothriller
Author: Emma Curtis
Publisher: Diana Verlag
ISBN: 3641235847
Category: Fiction
Page: 480
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Zwanzig Minuten nur verlässt Vicky das Haus, während ihr Baby schläft. Als sie zurückkehrt, ist die Katastrophe geschehen, und nichts ist mehr wie zuvor. In ihrer Not vertraut sich Vicky ihrer besten Freundin Amber an, die der Polizei gegenüber behauptet, dass die beiden Frauen die ganze Zeit bei dem Kind gewesen seien. Doch dann geschehen weitere Unglücke. Bald wird klar, dass jemand das Leben von Vickys Familie sabotiert – jemand in ihrer unmittelbaren Nähe. Ein Albtraum beginnt, der Vicky bis an ihre äußersten Grenzen treibt.

The American Magazine


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Literary Criticism
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The Listener


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Radio addresses, debates, etc
Page: N.A
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The Michigan Journal


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Dearborn (Mich.)
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Z Magazine


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: United States
Page: N.A
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