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A family guide to caring for persons with Alzherimer Disease, related dementing illnesses, and memory loss in later life.
by Nancy Mace & Peter Rabins.
"The best guide of its kind."
- Chicago Sun-Times
l copy FREE with any $20+ order.
132 NEW 2-pocket 9x12 folders left over from my conference teaching days. Bright colors on shiny stock. Walmart products, current online price is about $32/100.
Your price is 10c each - save 60%+
20 purple, 4 red, 8 yellow, 28 orange, 11 green, 61 blue.
For resident projects and classes - staff meetings - personal files, school projects, and many more uses.
The original book upon which the Mental Fitness Cards are based. A Manual that helps anyone get started with the Mental Fitness Cards or Thinking Cards by Dr. Marge Engelman.
125 research-based, fun, and challenging exercises for older adults to stay mentally healthy. by Dr. Marge Engelman.
NEW Book 179 pp & CD of the book so that you can print copies of the pages. $13
83 Neurobic Exercises to help prevent memory loss and increase mental fitness. By Dr. Lawrence Katz and Manning Rubin. 145 pages packed with information and activities based on brain science. Like New $4
A course for Memory Enhancement by Kristin Einberger and Janelle Sellick.
219 pp 8 1/2x11"
NEW $20 (current retail is $44)
Activities for People Concerned About Early Memory Loss by Kristin Einberger and Janelle Sellick.
NEW 8 1/2x11" 150pp & 192 pp
NEW $20 each
(current retail is $79 for both)
Excellent approach for all electronic keyboards with rhythms and chords. 9x12" 47 pps each
Lesson Book 2 and Lesson Book 3
NEW $5 each (retail is $8.95 ea)
Doesn't every activity director have this book? If not, here are 60 pages of excellent activities that you may COPY.
2 pages of trivia for each letter of the alphabet. What fun!
Large-print pages to COPY
62 pages of Trivia sheets that you can COPY. 58 topics with the answers in the back. A favorite!
62 pages of Sensory Activities that you can COPY. 58 topics with the answers in the back. A favorite!
I have more single issues of the wonderful monthly Creative Forecasting magazine for Activity Professionals. Let me know if you'd like a FREE copy with your order. Makes a good gift for your new assistant!
These catalogs from the big publishers of resources for healthcare professionals give the reader an idea of what's available and where to find it. Let me know if you're interested and I'll send a few copies FREE with your order.
Dr. Marge Engelman gives a bright and lively 32-page text with pictures. A lovely small gift for someone you know or for the resource table. Large print. $3
This report from the National Council on Aging and the Metlife Foundation is years old but not out-of-date. An interesting guide for leaders. FREE with any $10 order. Let me know.
A classic reference for all who study aging. Erik H. Erikson is one of the leading figures in the field of psychoanalysis and human development, and winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. 352 pp. Like New $3
What the dying have to teach doctors, nurses, clergy and their own families. "A profound lesson for the Living." Life Magazine. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross's work influenced care givers throughout the world. A classic book for every library. 300 pp. Like New $2
I've just read this book again to refresh my mind on the many and varied traditions associated with the experience of dying and the finality of death. Fascinating.
Delve into your own thoughts as you read the beliefs and experiences of others.
180 pp Like New $2
"Fascinating . . . Must-reading for anyone who wants to plan wisely for the 'rest of life." - Horace Deets, Exec. Dir. AARP.
Awakening Human Potential in the Second Half of Life by Dr. Gene Cohen. Treat yourself! 374 pp. NEW $7
David Crenshaw adds "Counseling the Grieving throughout the Life Cycle" to describe his excellent book on grief with Pre-School, School-age, Adolescents, and Adults of all Ages.
180 pp Like New $2
A Manual for Planning and Action by Dawn Wooderson. Extending Horizons, Increasing Communication, Building Bridges. 32-page Professional Development Manual for Life Enrichment Coordinators and Musicians. New. $5
Aging Network Partnerships to Address Medication, Alcohol, and Mental Health Problems from DHHS. 120 pp.
Free with any $10 order.
A Guide for cultivating depth and sacredness in everday life.
A #1 New York Timers bestseller by Thomas Moore.
Paperback. 312 pp, $3
Read it for yourself and for all you meet.
The Seven Stages of Power and Healing by Caroline Myss, Ph.D.
New York Times best-seller.
"This book is both an important revelation and a major call to awakening!" Dr. Christiane Northrup, author Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom. 302 pp. $3
A Handbook for Living by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler, M.D.
From the book -
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness.
If you maintain a feeling of compassion, loving kindness, then something automatically opens your inner door. 322 pp. $3
The Story of Success.
Entertainment Weekly's description: "Explositvely entertaining. Outliers is riveting science, self-help, and entertainment, all in one book."
Malcolm Gladwell's #1 best-seller.
300+ pp. Like New $3
Malcolm Gladwell's best-seller on the wonders and dangers of making quick decisions. Filled with true stories, examples from research, and news reports to illustrate the main ideas.
Hardcover 277 pp. Like New $3
Sources of Meaning in Late Life. I read this book carefully while in a Graduate Gerontology Program. The younger students didn't like the book. I was 50 - and loved it! The Dr. Sharon Kaufman, Institute for Health and Aging and Medical Anthropology at UC SF nails it! This Book made a profound impact on my thinking. Hardcover 208 pp. Like New $2
Great pictures for all Ages
Irregular shapes for pieces!
2 left. Owls of North America.
The picture continues onto the cardboard frame/tray which makes it easier to do.
Used a LOT with seniors at all levels of cognitive and physical abilities.
NEW $5 each
One left. Beautiful winter picture of cardinal, holly, raccoon, around tree trunk.
A bestseller for many years. Picture is on the 8" x 8" box.
2 left. Peaceful scene of two dogs eyeing a tortoise guarding fishing gear on the river bank with a row boat in the background. Picture on a 12" x 9" poster NEW $7
Picture of a 3 siblings in pajamas on a bed with stuffed toys huddled and reading a large picture book. Great for anyone who likes children!
Used - Has all the pieces. $3
The 20-piece set includes 3 boxes: C-C white notes, the 5 black notes for this scale, and 7 bells (A A# B below and C#, D, D#, & E above). The set is new and includes a padded carry case designed especially for these bells.
Compare prices at Rhythm Band, Cokesbury, West Music, and Musician's Friend and you'll know you're getting a fabulous deal at $80 for 20 bells plus padded case with free shipping for this item!
These are what percussionists use - the real thing!. Selected Maple. 5A Size & Weight. $1 each. (7 available). 16' x 5/8in round.
12' x 1/2 round. These birch rhythm sticks are bare wood and very smooth. Paint or stain as you choose. Dirt cheap at 20c a pair. 20 pairs available. Some slightly used, but clean.
Almost 200 show tunes, ballads, spirituals, and folk songs in 404 pages in a spiral book in excellent shape. Big Clear print. Easy to play. Piano, voice, lyrics and guitar chords. By Denes Agay. A gift at $7 - because I know you'll be using it for many years to come.
Yes, these are the fabulous books that we're been using for decades Jewels for song lovers and performers. Hardcover, spiral binding, voice, piano, and guitar. 3 available: Family Songbook (124 songs), Remembering Yesterday's Hits (96 songs), Treasury of Best Loved Songs (114 songs) Excellent condition. $8 each.
Words and Music. Official songbook of Rotary International. Like New. $1.
11 favorite songs in LARGE print on a single-fold 4-page sheet; durable paper. I printed 1000.s of these and have used them and given them away at sessions for adults. During the pandemic, give one to each person to use wherever they are. Don't be surprised to hear stories of people singing on their own! NEW Only 130 left. Need more? 10 for 50c
39 of George and Ira Gershwin's most known songs. Words and Music with guitar chords. Very clear notation. The Man I Love, songs from Porgy & Bess, I Got Rhythm, Embraceable You, Love is Here to Stay and more. 9x12" Softcover. Like New. Paid $17. Yours for $8.
Companion Fact Book by Dale Nobbman. Melody and Lyrics with guitar chords. Historical background for each of the 25 songs. This book was a primary reference for my programs so I dissected the songbook and put it in a 3-hole binder for easy use and so that I could add my own notes. It was also a very popular purchase on my exhibit tables at Activity Director State conferences. $5. I have one original NEW copy for $7.
Begin the Beguine, Night & Day, You Do Something to Me, Anything Goes, Just One of Those Things, Don't Fence Me in are a few of the 23 songs. 9x12" 64pp. Piano, Voice, & Guitar. $5.
Piano, vocal, guitar chords for 12 songs with 19 sing-along lyric sheets. $3
Alfie, Do You Know the Way to San Jose?, Raindrops Keep Falling, What the World Needs Now is Love and more. 37 songs my generation loves! Hardcover. 127 pp. $6
Piano/Vocal musical excerpts with complete libretto. 9x12. 65 pp. Like New $4
This 279 page 9" x 12" book of 60+ songs was the perfect book for a 10-week class on the Life, Times, and Music of Irving Berlin that I taught for active seniors. Music for voice, piano, and guitar; info on movies, shows, and stars; pictures. Yours for $15 (One new copy left). Retail is $22.95.
This fabulous history of Irving Berlin, music, show business, and American life and culture was the back-story for my 10-week classes on Berlin for active adults. $15
Stepping Out! $3
Tony Bennett Unplugged. $3
16 Most Requested Songs $1
Flatt & Scruggs, Buck Trent, Grandpa Jones, Smokey River Boys to liven your day! $1
Falling in Love with Love, With a Song in my Heart, Isn't it Romantic, My Heart stood still, and 20 more songs sung by artists your senior clients will recognize.
Eldersong's very popular old songs in Low Keys. Cassette tapes. Like New. $3 for all 3
As Times Goes By, Time after Time, Smile, Our Love is Here to Stay, and move from The Great American Songbook. Vol 2 $3
15 very familiar Christmas songs by the one and only Bing Crosby
A fabulous CD of American patriotic and folk music - orchestras, wind ensembles, choirs, and soloists. A real go-to for all seasons. New. $8
The New York Philharmonic conducted by Leonard Bernstein. 24 familiar and less-known marches for exercise sessions, listening, etc. New. $8
(2 copies left) .
If you need one CD for your residents who love classical music, this is it! (Don't believe the title!) I have used mine a gajillion times in many types of sessions. New. $8 (3 copies left)
Lullabies and Tranquil Songs by an outstanding harpist who has played in many hospitals. The only harp CD series that I found that is perfect for my work in healthcare. New. $8 (2 copies left)
A used copy of Vol 1 FREE with any $15 order.
Yes, this is the same David Holt who has the PBS American Music show on TV now. At his best banjo playing with Doc Waton, Mark O'Connor, Jerry Douglas, Duane Eddy and Chet Atkins. Real traditional American folk/country. Great for movement and listening.
Used and still good $1
13 classic songs by big-name artists - Jimmy Durante's I'll See You in My Dreams, Doris Day's Someday I'll Find You, Carly Simon and James Taylor's Mockingbird, Al Jolson's Sonny Boy, and more Like NEW $3
This recording makes a wonderful connection between the best of Irish dance music and song and it's influence on American traditional folk and country music styles. Nobody performs both styles as well as the Chieftains! $2.
Think of 28 songs that you'd like to have for your next American celebration event, and you'll find many of them of this fabulous 2 CD set. It will be your go-to for years! NEW $5
Treat yourself and spice up your programs with a different sound. This Colorado Handbell Ensemble is superb! A wide variety of music for many occasions. Includes Kevin McChesney's Colorado Suite and Cynthia Dombrinski's arr. of the Battle Hymn and the Lord's Prayer.
Great CD for exercise and movement. Polkas, Waltzes, and more lively music that most people love. $1 (just because I've used this one a lot!)
Disc One: Music of the Country brings a the sounds, energy, and joy through 18 traditional pieces. Disc Two gives familiar classical music. 2 CD set: $4
Night and Day, Let's Fall in Love, Anything Goes, It's De-Lovely, In the Still of the Night and 12 more songs by Cole Porter sung by legendary singers.
Just One of Those Things, I Get a Kick out of You, Night & Day, and 14 more songs by Cole Porter sung by Louis Armstrong, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Firtzgerald, Mel Torme, Helen Merrill, & others. $2
22 Marches with lots of Sousa and lots of Sass! Great for exercise sessions. Wake up sleepy days with a rousing march. $1
2 CD's of real traditional banjo and fiddle music 31 mins each.
NEW 50c each
Live Rhymin' includes Bridge over Troubled Water, The Sound of Silence, The Boxer, El Condor Pasa, and 8 more. Used $1
11 of their hits. Need I say more?
Like New $3.
12 songs that were part of American history during the 60's - Blowin' in the Wind, Rocky Road, Freight Train, Tell it On the Mountain and more. $1
This is quiet piano music, sort-of newer classical-style pop. Rather nice for background when not much else is happening in the room. $1
A really wonderful contemporary musician who has studied the songs of the "Great American Songbook" and performed them in concerts and clubs for years - a scholar and artist. NEW $5 (I paid $12 when I bought an extra by mistake.)
40 Songs of the 60's and before. Autumn Leaves, He, Yesterday, Song from Loulin Rouge, Just Walking in the Rain, Moon River, Michelle, and more. 8 1/2x11. 128 pp. $3
Yes, this is Ethel Smith's famous hit - all 9 pages in excellent condition
Blue Moon, Over the Rainbow, Love is a Many Splendored Thing, Ebb Tide, I'm in the Mood for Love,
Friendly Persuasion, and 4 more.
Voice, organ, guitar. 9x12"
25 pp. $2
A book of 7 great hits - Tico-Tico, The Parrot, Lero-Lero, Cachita, Brazil, Bold Little Birdie. 8 1/2 x 11. Softcover. 48 pages. Excellent condition. $3
Cherry Pink and ..., Till, Darling, je Vois Aime Beaucoup, April in Portugal, Harbor Lights, and 5 more. Voice, organ, guitar. 9x12" 45 pp. Excellent condition. $2.
. . . from Stage, Motion Pictures & TV. Days of Wine and Rose, Mack the Knife, Tara's Theme from GWTW, Summer Place and 6 more. Voice, organ, guitar. 9x11" 64 pp. Excellent condition. $2
16 songs including Man I Love, Embraceable You, Somebody Loves Me, 'S Wonderful
9x12" 32 pp. Excellent cond. $2
11 songs from the Musical MAME.
8 1/2x11 37 pp. Like new. $1.