The Best Recent Novels for Seniors

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Nothing can help a senior relax and enjoy life quite like curling up with a good book. If your elderly loved one is searching for a new book that will appeal to someone at his or her age, consider this list of recently released selections, brought to you by the Naples elder care experts at Home Care Assistance.

Murder on the Bucket List

by Elizabeth Perona

If your loved one enjoys a good murder mystery, he or she will love reading about this gritty group of senior ladies as they tackle the latest item on their bucket list and discover a dead body. Your loved one can take pleasure in the amusing antics while these characters work together to solve the murder.

The Man in the White Suit

by Perry Martin

Deep in his golden years, a mysterious man approaches the lonely Carl and gives him the opportunity to relive three 24-hour periods in his life. In this beautifully detailed story, Carl has a chance to change the outcomes of his deepest regrets. Your loved one may want to reflect on many of his or her life’s choices while following Carl’s story.

Black Dragons: The Gang

by Cam Parvitee

Confronted with gang activity in their neighborhood, a group of seniors decide to start a gang of their own. With assistance from their Tai Chi instructor and led by the spirited Rose, the senior gang is determined to make a difference for the youth in their area. Your loved one will likely enjoy this wonderful story of empowerment and action.

Two Little Old Ladies: It’s All in the Attitude!

by Susan York Meyers

A humorous account of the adventures of two senior ladies, this novel is the perfect book for any senior looking for an easy and amusing read. Your loved one can join Lillybelle and her sister Annabelle as they prove it truly is all in the attitude as they muse about life and try to make the world a bit better for other people in their lives.

Novels can make great entertainment for your loved one, but reading them can also provide much-needed mental stimulation. Another way to keep you loved one mentally engaged is by hiring a professional caregiver. At Home Care Assistance, all of our caregivers are trained in the revolutionary Cognitive Therapeutics Method, an activities-based program that helps seniors slow cognitive decline and engage with others in an enjoyable way. We also offer specialized Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and stroke care in Naples. For more information on our senior care services, call one of our friendly Client Care Managers at (239) 449-4701 today.

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