The HIP Senior Books

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One Man's Quest to Rediscover Love

At age fifty-one, Turner Grant became a widower and single parent to his twin boys. Deep in grief, he often found daily routines difficult and his work arduous. But after two years, Turner embarked on a journey to find his future, both in life and love.

Life Beyond The Castle

Terri Mongait knows firsthand the meaning of realizing the life of one’s dreams. Finding True Purpose is her remarkable story of discovering her inherent gifts.

“A Heart Full of Gems” by Teepa Snow is a story that teaches children to pay attention to and share in the human connection that can be maintained when a loved one is living with Alzheimer’s.

This simple, easy to read, 100 page guidebook helps family members, friends, and caregivers to better understand the changes that come with advancing dementia or other impairments in thinking, reasoning or processing information.

You can continue living a meaningful life - even if Alzheimer Disease, Lewy Body, Frontotemporal, or another form of dementia is part of it!

Learn why and how the brain changes in dementia care expert Understanding the Changing Brain. Know why something is happening, so you can reduce uncomfortable situations going forward.

A Guidebook for Teepa Snow's Positive Approach to All Relationships
Do you have relationships in your life that come easy to you? Are other relationships more difficult and leave you feeling drained?

Seeing the GEMS Workbook is a 48-page full-color workbook designed to help learners develop a deeper understanding of Teepa Snow’s GEMS State Model.

A Positive Approach to learning about dementia for kids by Teepa Snow.

Grandma’s Living with Dementia is the first in our Living with Dementia children’s book series.

Who is this notebook for?

Everyone who feels inspired by Teepa Snow’s thoughts and wisdom. Filled with ideas, and messages personally written from Teepa, this isn’t just a plain notebook. Every time you use this notebook, it is like Teepa is sitting next to you providing you in-the-moment encouragement and support.

A Positive Approach to Finding Balance in a Caring Life
The idea of Enough can be tricky, and different for everyone. Are you enough? Do you have enough of the things you need and like?

A Positive Approach to learning about dementia for kids.

Bad Words and Dementia is the second book in our Living with Dementia children’s book series.

In this book, we invite you to join Timmy as he figures out what to do and how to respond when he hears Grandma say a word that he hasn’t heard her say before.

This book is the culmination of about six years of weekly team trivia I designed and led for residents at a senior living community where I worked for nearly 10 years. It began almost as a fluke and quickly developed into one of the most popular and consistently successful activities in the community.

What you are looking at truly is the ultimate resource for real trivia fans. This book chock full of nearly 3,000 classic trivia questions in over 250 categories literally from A to Z, but every answer has been thoroughly researched and, unlike any other trivia book or online quiz you have come across.

Your Go-to Guide for Helping Loved Ones through Life’s Difficulties

When tragedy strikes someone you love, you will have to decide what kind of friend you will be: one who is there every step of the way or one who looks the other way.

How a Little Thought Today Can Vastly Improve Your Tomorrow

The book is a concise and comprehensive resource for people who are middle-aged and beyond and are facing the prospects of their own aging and of caring for elderly relatives―an often overwhelming task for which little in life prepares us.

A Guide to Steer You Through Everything You Didn't Know You Needed to Know About Caregiving

Whether you suddenly became a caregiver overnight or you want to plan ahead, this book and accompanying fillable PDF serves as a practical manual to organize everything you need to provide the best quality of life for your loved one.

Make Your Home Safe, Efficient, and More Fun

Join the Smart Home Revolution!
What is a smart home and why should you want one? If you're asking yourself this question, this is the book for you!

How to Prevent or Resolve Marriage Conflicts Caused by Retirement

In this insightful and engaging book, Dr. Robert Delamontagne introduces the reader to a set of principles and actions that can lead to a more peaceful and rewarding marital relationship.

How to Make the Psychological Transition to Retirement

This book, based upon the author’s own personal experiences, leads readers on a journey of psychological and spiritual insights designed to help them cope with the challenges of this often difficult passage.

16 Things I Want You to Know

As a grandfather, Robert P. Delamontagne, PhD, knew one thing for sure: he didn’t want his grandkids to have to suffer the negative outcomes of poor life decisions.

So he decided to write a short guide to life, something he could pass on to each of his grandchildren about the many things he’d learned along his journey.

Hope for Your Caregiving Season

No Regrets: Hope for Your Caregiving Season shares Rayna Neises’ personal heart-warming stories and practical suggestions for journeying through one’s caregiving season.

More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's Disease, an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and eventually the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. Nearly two-thirds of those people are women.

Helping Families Navigate the Alzheimer's Journey

If your loved one has been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s, be prepared for anything. Pam Ostrowski’s guidebook, It’s Not That Simple, walks you through what can happen and prepares you for the challenges you may face.

The willGather Planner is full of job-specific features to help you stay organized, detail-focused, well planned, and have fun!
A Professional Day Planner Made Just For Life Enrichment & Activity Directors.

An Alzheimer's Care Guide
Meet Me Where I Am provides knowledge and essential tools to lovingly, confidently and, above all, successfully care for those who live with Alzheimer’s and related dementias.

A Kid’s Guide for Alzheimer’s and Dementia
In Grandma and Me, Beatrice and Mary Ann combine their years of clinical experience to create a truly engaging, yet informative book for young children on the topics of Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Do you have small piles of papers on your desk all the time with passwords for different websites on them? Are you confused as to whether or not that password is the one you changed last week?

We are all living longer…Plan and build your team for life transitions

Through story-telling, Marc introduces the PACT (Plan-Activate-
Communicate-Transition) framework, allowing all to live with peace of mind, knowing wishes and affairs are well communicated, and ready for transition to trusted advocates.

An Alzheimer's Journey Sharing Lessons Learned and Challenges Conquered as a Caregiver
I Remember Me - The Mom Chronicles is a moving memoir and caregiving guide about a family's journey with Alzheimer's disease, written by first-time author Lori Aden, who holds a doctorate in education from Walden University.

The Beginning Stage: A Children's View of Alzheimer's
Little Dreya has been noticing that her grandma is starting to act funny, but she doesn't know why.

The Middle Stage: A Children's View of Alzheimer's
Little Dreya's grandma is still acting funny and strange. In book 2 of this series, she learns that her grandma is now moving into the Middle Stage of Alzheimer's.

The Late Stage: A Children's View of Alzheimer's
Little Dreya’s grandma is now in the Late Stage of Alzheimer’s and her funny and strange behavior continues.

The Beginning: A Children's View of Alzheimer's
Little Dravin has been noticing that his grandpa is acting funny, but he doesn't know why.

The Middle Stage: A Children's View of Alzheimer's
Little Dravin's grandpa is still acting funny and strange. His grandpa is now moving into the Middle Stage of Alzheimer's.

The Late Stage: A Children's View of Alzheimer's
Little Dravin's grandpa is now in the Late Stage of Alzheimer's and his funny and strange behavior continues.

An Intergenerational Coloring Book
The designs in Colors Flowing from My Mind! make it easy for everyone, especially young children and older adults, to experience the joy of coloring without the worry of staying within small lines and spaces.

A Journey Through Dementia from a Daughter's Perspective
"Being My Mom's Mom" invites readers on my personal journey before and after the onset of my Mom's dementia.

Refreshment for the Caregiver's Spirit is a collection of 150 stunning photographs taken around the world by the author and her late husband Timothy.

When you look in the mirror, how do you feel? What do you see?
Are you buying into the commercials and thoughts that food will make everything better? Are you chasing another diet and failing, again?

Would you like to engage your loved one living with dementia?
Would you like to soothe and comfort them during times of agitation or sundowning?

Do you long to make conversation and encourage meaningful in-person or virtual interaction?
Would you like to help affirm their identity and lived experience?

Nostalgic poetry brings people joyful connection with their pasts as it reaffirms identity and sense of wellbeing.
For those living with brain changes, it is an invitation back into art and literature to restore the spirit.

This book contains 20 clear, heartwarming sayings about cat life with a corresponding 8.5” x 11” full-color image to be shared or enjoyed independently.

This book contains 40 clear, heartwarming Easter Greetings embedded in a 8.5” x 11” full-color images to be shared or enjoyed independently. *This book has minimal text.

This is a full color picture book featuring 20 beloved patriotic songs to share and sing aloud.

This book contains 20 clear, heartwarming psalms with a corresponding 8.5” x 11” full-color image to be shared or enjoyed independently.

This book contains 20 clear, heartwarming Halloween greetings embedded in charming vintage illustrations.

This book contains 20 clear, heartwarming Christmas Greetings embedded in a 8.5” x 11” full-color image to be shared or enjoyed independently.

Nostalgic poetry brings people joyful connection with their pasts as it reaffirms identity and sense of wellbeing.
For those living with brain changes, it is an invitation back into art and literature to restore the spirit.

Nostalgic poetry brings people joyful connection with their pasts as it reaffirms identity and sense of wellbeing.
For those living with brain changes, it is an invitation back into art and literature to restore the spirit.

This book contains 20 clear, heartwarming Christmas Carols with a corresponding 8.5” x 11” full-color image to be shared or enjoyed independently. Great for a sing-a-long!

This book contains 20 clear, heartwarming proverbs with a corresponding 8.5” x 11” full-color image to be shared or enjoyed independently.

This book contains 20 clear, names of fruit with a corresponding 8.5” x 11” full-color image to be used in cognitive stimulation therapy or for pure enjoyment. These are labeled images of specimen fruits.

This book features funny vintage photographs of humorous situations with dogs and puppies doing what they do!

These books help soothe people through melodic prayers and images to reaffirm their personhood, identity, and faith.

This is a wordless picture book of fine art paintings of mothers and their babies to elicit fond recollections, create the opportunity to compare, contrast, make observations, take a picture walk and reminisce with a loved one.

This book contains 20 heartwarming quotes form great patriots with a corresponding 8.5” x 11” full-color image to be shared --or enjoyed independently.

This book contains Poems for Poetry

This book contains 20 clear, heartwarming Irish proverbs with a corresponding 8.5” x 11” black and white image to be shared or enjoyed independently.

Forever Young; 40 Unforgettable Portraits is a nostalgic tribute to the spirit that lives deep within all of us.

NANA’S BOOKS soothe sundowning and transitions in all stages, and provide a beautiful picture walk at any time.

Nostalgic poetry brings people joyful connection with their pasts as it reaffirms identity and sense of wellbeing.

This is a vintage photo book with LGBTQ couples paired with nostalgic love poems.

This book contains 40 clear, heartwarming Valentine greetings with a corresponding 8.5” x 11” full-color image to be shared or enjoyed independently. *This book has minimal text.

Gift book for people living with Alzheimer's/Dementia

This book contains 50 clear, heartwarming full-color images to be shared or enjoyed independently.

Award-winning poetry series showcases short, mindfully selected, familiar poems paired with magnificent artworks to inspire reminiscence and cognitive engagement.

Sit With Me at Sundown: Nostalgic Poetry for the Young at Heart puts classic poetry and stimulating fine art back in the hands of those who need it most: seniors living with dementia.

This book contains 20 clear, heartwarming Jewish proverbs with a corresponding 8.5” x 11” full-color image to be shared or enjoyed independently.

Totally inclusive, this book contains diverse, loving images to inspire reminiscence and conversation.

What would happen if you silenced societal expectations to the point you could hear your true inner voice? How would it feel to embrace that you are a human being not a human doing?

In Bedside Witness, Adams shares stories from her twenty-year journey in hospice, geriatric mental health, palliative care, and dementia coaching.

Plan Now to Safeguard Your Health and Happiness in Old Age

Everything you need to know to plan for your own safe, financially secure, healthy, and happy old age

Where to Start, Which Questions to Ask, and How to Find Help

As our population shifts and ages, the care needs for our elders continue to change and evolve. Today’s generation of family and professional caregivers faces new decisions and challenges, as well as previously unavailable options.

Mistakes To Avoid Before a Spouse Dies
The Unprepared Widow is one wife's struggle with life after her husband dies. She spent their marriage blissfully ignorant of all the things her husband took care of.

As of 2020, there were a staggering 53 million people in the U.S. who identified as family caregivers. Many of them feel trapped by the cultural definition of being a “good” caregiver, and all of the unreasonable expectations that go along with the role of caregiver.

What to do when you don’t know where to start
The Caregiver Guide helps you get organized long before your loved one becomes a hospitalized patient. The Caregiver Guide provides checklists and fill-in-the-blank sections to guide you in your caregiver decisions from admission into the hospital through various supportive care options to recovery.

Becoming The Champion Your Seriously Ill Loved One Deserves
Is your loved one's serious illness causing you to feel overwhelmed or powerless? Do you desperately want them to get the care they deserve but aren't sure where to begin? Are you looking to make sense of the chaos surrounding their health issues?

A 90-day journey of self-discovery specifically designed for family caregivers and patient advocates. Each day, your journal will set you up for success by leading you through mindful reflection exercises and giving you space for strategizing.

Are you currently taking care of someone and feeling full of unpredictable emotions? Do you want to get them the best care possible but aren't sure where to start? Are you struggling to set aside time dedicated to self-care?

Being a caregiver can leave you feeling overwhelmed, stressed, and exhausted. If you are looking to better manage your days and your emotions, then the My Badass Advocate Journal is exactly what you need!

Are you currently taking care of someone and feeling full of unpredictable emotions? Do you want to get them the best care possible but aren't sure where to start? Are you struggling to set aside time dedicated to self-care?

Being a caregiver can leave you feeling overwhelmed, stressed, and exhausted. If you are looking to better manage your days and your emotions, then the My Badass Advocate Journal is exactly what you need!

Are you currently taking care of someone and feeling full of unpredictable emotions? Do you want to get them the best care possible but aren't sure where to start? Are you struggling to set aside time dedicated to self-care?

Being a caregiver can leave you feeling overwhelmed, stressed, and exhausted. If you are looking to better manage your days and your emotions, then the My Badass Advocate Journal is exactly what you need!

A Practical Guide to Ketogenic Diets and Ketone Supplements

Whether you are just curious about the keto craze or ready to fully embrace the keto lifestyle, The Complete Book of Ketones: A Practical Guide to Ketogenic Diets and Ketone Supplements is for you. The Complete Book of Ketones is your comprehensive guide to all things Keto, and can help you answer the question, why go keto?

For Healthy Brain Aging and Alzheimer’s Prevention
Finally, an in-depth look at the things you can do—and the things you should avoid—to delay, slow down, or possibly prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other disorders of the aging brain.

A Guide to Using Diet and a High-Energy Food to Protect and Nourish the Brain

From the author of the best-seller Alzheimer's Disease; What if There Was a Cure?, Mary T. Newport, M.D.,now presents this guide of how to integrate diet in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.

What If There Was a Cure?: The Story of Ketones

Steve's progress and provides the most recent research on such topics as possible causes of Alzheimer's due to the herpes simplex virus and nitrosamine substances and how infection, inflammation and genetic makeup may affect an individual's response to fatty acid therapy.

Pieces of an Unfinished Life

Mosaic Heart is not a book solely about cancer, but cancer is an integral part of this story.

An Inspirational, Positive and Humorous View of a Not-So-Inspirational, Positive or Humorous Situation
When Diana Bosse was first diagnosed with lymphoma in April of 2019, she promised herself that she would stay positive throughout the difficult road ahead.

Whether you’re a beginner or you’ve already gotten your feet wet, this fun, friendly guide will give you the savvy you need to cruise, schmooze, bargain for, and care for antiques with confidence.

Nursing a beer at a local bar in the middle of the day, Grace wonders if she has anything left in the tank at age 78. Widowed and retired from teaching, she discovers renewed purpose by spearheading a free community preschool.

Through her mother’s dementia, Deborah discovered compassion, deepening love, and increased connection with her mother and her family.

Creative Activities to Explore Together

Creative Activities to Explore Together
Innovative ideas designed so care partners can engage and connect with people living with dementia.

A Midlife Widow’s Search for Love

After losing her husband, George—her one and only since high school prom—to cancer, fifty-year-old Debbie Weiss found herself opening a new chapter of life that she didn’t know how to start.

Coping with cancer is hard. It is an emotional ordeal as well as a physical one, with known and somewhat predictable psychological responses.

Learn about the typical emotional experience, the science behind those emotions and how to cope with it all, from medical experts and those who have been there.

A Recipe for: Inspired Thinking and Living, Finding Gifts When Life Gives You Lemons, and Turning Your Lemons into Lemonade!
Are things refusing to go your way?

A Woman’s Guide to Healing Her Relationship with Money
Are you ready to recover a positive and peaceful relationship... with your money?
Money is the third person in any marriage, but unlike your ex, money will be with you forever. That’s why it’s important for a divorcing woman to not only heal her heart but also her relationship with money.

A Financial Guide for Creative Entrepreneurs
"Manage Money Like a Boss will profoundly shift the way you think about money and entrepreneurship. Christine lays out a simple, yet profound strategy for creative entrepreneurs to succeed financially in business, and as she writes, 'change the world for the better.'" ~ Barbara (Stanny) Huson, bestselling author of Sacred Success:

Prevent Your Heart From Hijacking Your Wallet
If money is emotional, then why do we persist in trying to manage our personal finances logically? We already know what it takes to become financially healthy: spend less than we make, pay down our debt, and save more money. Money management books, tools, and techniques abound, yet most of us don’t utilize them. Maybe you’ve adopted the practice of ignoring money problems until they are barreling down on you like a tidal wave, as I once did.

A Simple Plan to Thrive on a Plant-Based Diet - Limited Edition

Being Healthy Shouldn't Be So Hard!
Baby Got Back In Her Pants offers a plant-based weight-loss program that you can live with.

How Learning to Love Yourself Can Change Your Relationship with Food

This Roadmap is designed to save you time, money, and energy.
Acknowledging the high rate of burnout for people who are working in the family caregiver and healthcare role(s), this roadmap was created to connect readers to resources and support networks, whilst equipping them with practical tools they can utilize in the face of any caregiving challenge.

Feeling Fabulous at Fifty and Beyond
Do you believe getting older means losing health and vitality?

Here is your path to feeling youthful and vibrant. Imagine starting each day with a spring in your step. Envision liking what you see in the full-length mirror before you get dressed. Now visualize that you can engage in any activity with strength, grace, and confidence.