AGING: WARNING - Navigating Life's MEDICAL, MENTAL & FINANCIAL MINEFIELDS

First Edition Design Pub.
Free sample

"Make no mistake; aging in America is warfare. Families suffer, lives are lost prematurely, and incomes are under siege." – Sharon Sebastian, Author

As a guerilla journalist, Sharon Sebastian has written a revealing and explosive book that is blunt, unwavering and authentic with shocking insight and information about aging in America that every reader must know. The book, "AGING: WARNING – Navigating Life's Medical, Mental & Financial Minefields, is an unrelenting, take-no-prisoners exposé about the malfeasance of both government and the elder care megalopoly. When it comes to families, our aging population and our veterans, no one should attempt to maneuver through the minefields of the medical and elder care industries without being armed with this book. Sebastian warns, "Families need to know what they don't know."

While alerting readers to the pitfalls of aging that are being imposed by a profit-driven care industry and lax State and Federal governments, the author builds the case and the argument that once again in America's history, in regard to how we treat our own, it is time for a radical change; it is time for America to reclaim its soul.

Sebastian knows that the strongest credential for conveying truth is being on the front lines. That is why, as a guerrilla journalist, she embedded herself in the elder care system from hospitals to nursing homes uncovering a system that is deeply flawed and a liability to the future of the American family. Sharon Sebastian has witnessed it, researched it, and is now sharing it as she openly warns about the perils of aging in her fight for the rights and protections of all Americans. Sebastian gives critical insider knowledge that may help families remain both sane and solvent.

It is in response to the appeals of those voices, the voices of the patients and their families that insist that "the truth must be told," that Sebastian wrote the book, AGING: WARNING – Navigating Life's Medical, Mental & Financial Minefields. There is no substitute for personal experience coupled with first-hand investigations as source material to give vital insight to families who "need to know."

The author shares personal experiences and opinions along with those of experts in a variety of fields from research science, law, medicine, care providers, veterans' care, food activists, Whistleblowers and government officials which provoke thought and discussion. Sebastian's multi-year research reveals a system that both saves lives and takes lives as the great and not-so-great practice medicine and elder care.
Read more

About the author

Make no mistake, aging in America is warfare. Families suffer, lives are lost prematurely, and incomes are under siege. - Sharon Sebastian, AuthorThere is no stronger credential than being in the trenches on the front lines. As an adult-child with an ailing parent, Sharon Sebastian entered the world of medicine and elder care. What was revealed was not just shocking, but inhumane and too often lethal. Sebastian uncovered what every family, including our veterans, needs to know to help protect their loved ones and themselves. Amid the burgeoning demand and lack of planning for elder care in America, Sebastian embedded herself for years in the elder care system from hospitals to nursing homes. It was clear that the story had to be told and lives protected.As a guerrilla journalist, her research brings to public awareness a system that is increasingly overwhelmed by record numbers of patients, plagued by diminished medical care, ensnarled in legal cul-de-sacs, bankruptcies, crass dishonesty and government malfeasance. Sebastian has witnessed it, researched it, and is now sharing it as she openly warns about the perils of aging in her fight for the rights and protections for all Americans. Coupled with the insight from experts from various fields, Sebastian gives insider knowledge on how families may remain both sane and solvent. It is in response to the appeals of those voices, the voices of the patients and their families that insist that "the truth must be told," that Sebastian wrote the book, AGING: WARNING - Navigating Life's Medical, Mental & Financial Minefields. There is no substitute for personal experience coupled with first-hand investigations as source material to give vital insight to families who "need to know." Sharon Sebastian, author of "AGING: WARNING - Navigating Life's Medical, Mental & Financial Minefields, is a columnist, commentator and contributor in print and on nationwide broadcasts on topics ranging from healthcare, culture, religion, and politics to domestic and global policy. A published author and degreed in Journalism, Sebastian's work spans both print and broadcast media.

Read more
Loading...

Additional Information

Publisher
First Edition Design Pub.
Read more
Published on
Oct 19, 2015
Read more
Pages
308
Read more
ISBN
9781506900124
Read more
Language
English
Read more
Genres
Health & Fitness / Diet & Nutrition / General
Health & Fitness / Health Care Issues
Read more
Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
Read more
Read Aloud
Available on Android devices
Read more
Eligible for Family Library

Reading information

Smartphones and Tablets

Install the Google Play Books app for Android and iPad/iPhone. It syncs automatically with your account and allows you to read online or offline wherever you are.

Laptops and Computers

You can read books purchased on Google Play using your computer's web browser.

eReaders and other devices

To read on e-ink devices like the Sony eReader or Barnes & Noble Nook, you'll need to download a file and transfer it to your device. Please follow the detailed Help center instructions to transfer the files to supported eReaders.
#1 New York Times Bestseller from the author of How to Change Your Mind, The Omnivore's Dilemma, and Food Rules 

Food. There's plenty of it around, and we all love to eat it. So why should anyone need to defend it?

Because in the so-called Western diet, food has been replaced by nutrients, and common sense by confusion--most of what we’re consuming today is longer the product of nature but of food science. The result is what Michael Pollan calls the American Paradox: The more we worry about nutrition, the less healthy we see to become. With In Defense of Food, Pollan proposes a new (and very old) answer to the question of what we should eat that comes down to seven simple but liberating words: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." Pollan’s bracing and eloquent manifesto shows us how we can start making thoughtful food choices that will enrich our lives, enlarge our sense of what it means to be healthy, and bring pleasure back to eating.

"Michael Pollan [is the] designated repository for the nation's food conscience."
-Frank Bruni, The New York Times

" A remarkable volume . . . engrossing . . . [Pollan] offers those prescriptions Americans so desperately crave."
-The Washington Post

"A tough, witty, cogent rebuttal to the proposition that food can be redced to its nutritional components without the loss of something essential... [a] lively, invaluable book."
--Janet Maslin, The New York Times

"In Defense of Food is written with Pollan's customary bite, ringing clarity and brilliance at connecting the dots."
-The Seattle Times

Michael Pollan’s most recent book Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation--the story of our most trusted food expert’s culinary education--was published by Penguin Press in April 2013, and in 2016 it serves as the inspiration for a four-part docuseries on Netflix by the same name.
Over 1 million copies sold!

Millions of people visit Whole30.com every month and share their dramatic life-changing testimonials. Get started on your Whole30 transformation with the #1 New York Times best-selling The Whole30.

Since 2009, Melissa Hartwig’s critically-acclaimed Whole30 program has quietly led hundreds of thousands of people to effortless weight loss and better health—along with stunning improvements in sleep quality, energy levels, mood, and self-esteem. The program accomplishes all of this by specifically targeting people’s habits and emotional relationships with food. The Whole30 is designed to help break unhealthy patterns of behavior, stop stress-related comfort eating, and reduce cravings, particularly for sugar and carbohydrates. Many Whole30 participants have described achieving “food freedom”—in just thirty days.
 
Now, The Whole30 offers a stand-alone, step-by-step plan to break unhealthy habits, reduce cravings, improve digestion, and strengthen your immune system. The Whole30 prepares participants for the program in five easy steps, previews a typical thirty days, teaches the basic meal preparation and cooking skills needed to succeed, and provides a month’s worth of recipes designed to build confidence in the kitchen and inspire the taste buds. Motivating and inspiring with just the right amount of signature tough love, The Whole30 features real-life success stories, an extensive quick-reference FAQ, detailed elimination and reintroduction guidelines, and more than 100 recipes using familiar ingredients, from simple one-pot meals to complete dinner party menus.
The New York Times bestselling author of Complications examines, in riveting accounts of medical failure and triumph, how success is achieved in a complex and risk-filled profession

The struggle to perform well is universal: each one of us faces fatigue, limited resources, and imperfect abilities in whatever we do. But nowhere is this drive to do better more important than in medicine, where lives are on the line with every decision. In his new book, Atul Gawande explores how doctors strive to close the gap between best intentions and best performance in the face of obstacles that sometimes seem insurmountable.

Gawande's gripping stories of diligence, ingenuity, and what it means to do right by people take us to battlefield surgical tents in Iraq, to labor and delivery rooms in Boston, to a polio outbreak in India, and to malpractice courtrooms around the country. He discusses the ethical dilemmas of doctors' participation in lethal injections, examines the influence of money on modern medicine, and recounts the astoundingly contentious history of hand washing. And as in all his writing, Gawande gives us an inside look at his own life as a practicing surgeon, offering a searingly honest firsthand account of work in a field where mistakes are both unavoidable and unthinkable.

At once unflinching and compassionate, Better is an exhilarating journey narrated by "arguably the best nonfiction doctor-writer around" (Salon). Gawande's investigation into medical professionals and how they progress from merely good to great provides rare insight into the elements of success, illuminating every area of human endeavor.

©2018 GoogleSite Terms of ServicePrivacyDevelopersArtistsAbout Google|Location: United StatesLanguage: English (United States)
By purchasing this item, you are transacting with Google Payments and agreeing to the Google Payments Terms of Service and Privacy Notice.