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When the Doctor Says Alzheimer's -- New book offers resources and support for caregivers
LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The effects of Alzheimer's disease are not only devastating to a person's identity and quality of life but will profoundly affect the caregiver and all family members, as well. The person diagnosed, however, isn't the only person stricken by this debilitating illness. In Betty Weiss' new book, When the Doctor Says Alzheimer's: Your Caregiver's Guide to Alzheimer's and Dementia (now available through 1stBooks), she offers a companion to caregivers who sacrifice nearly everything to be a helpful support system for their loved ones stricken with the disease.
A Self Help Guide for Teachers -- Veteran teacher offers ways to stay grounded in new book
DALLAS, March 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Helen Walters spent 36 years teaching kindergarten and first grade. For parents, this story of long and devoted service to children likely evokes gratitude and appreciation. However, fellow teachers would likely marvel at the amount of endurance and capability it would take to handle so many bundles of energy for all those years. In Walters' new book, ABC, 123 -- What About Me? A Self-Help Book for Educators (now available through 1stBooks), she shares the many practical pieces of advice that helped her keep going.
Go-Today Offers Rio, Iguassu & Buenos Aires from only $999!
BOTHELL, Wash., March 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- This package is the perfect base for exploring two of the most popular cities in South America as well as venturing outside of Brazil and Argentina's main cities. You'll enjoy Rio de Janeiro with its beautiful beaches, mountains and people, then the amazing Iguassu Falls, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its 275 waterfalls, shaped by 120 million years of geological history, form one of earth's most unforgettable sights. Finish up in the Paris of the South, Buenos Aires, and all of its famous splendor. Enjoy this 8-night package or extend your stay to explore more of Brazil and Argentina! (Purchase Deadline: May 29, 2004)
The Game Must Go On -- New book of essays examines many of humanity's recurring problems
ESTERO, Fla., March 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- This book is about things that trouble humanity. B.W. Wojciechowski examines timeless problems: ancient animosities, the problem of energy supplies, profligate governments, arrogant corporate management, environmental worries, problem-ridden schools, catastrophically low birth rates in developed countries and so on. In the game of life, there are many possible outcomes, some good and some disastrous. Those who find themselves worrying about the future of humanity may find that the book provides useful insights, food for thought and some idea of what direction to follow.
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Toll Brothers to Webcast Live its Presentation at the UBS Europe Home Building & Building Products Conference on March 23, 2004
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., March 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL), the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, will make a presentation in London, England to the investment community via live audio webcast at the UBS Europe Home Building & Building Products Conference on March 23, 2004 at 10:25 a.m. EST.
Dear Holy Apostle -- New Book Details Life of Elijah Muhammad
GILBERT, Ariz., March 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- - The Nation of Islam was an instrumental group in the 1960s, along with one of their leaders, Malcolm X, in bringing about change in society "by any means necessary." However, behind this movement, there was another man, a spiritual rock known as the Honorable Elijah Muhammad. The new book, Dear Holy Apostle: Experiences and Letters of Guidance with the Honorable Elijah Muhammad (now available through 1stBooks), by his former secretary, Betty Muhammad, is a collection of his personal writings and words of inspiration.
Duty to Love and Country -- New novel tells of Marine couple's experiences
ST. CLOUD, Minn., March 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- With thousands of American troops patrolling dangerous parts of the world, Jim Clancy's new novel, The Call of Duty (now available through 1stBooks), is a timely and poignant addition to fiction writing. In the novel, two young Marines, Jim Ireland and Melissa McGuire, meet during their first days of military service and endure the emotions of love and sacrifice amid the turmoil of service.