Selected Readings for Caregiving and Hospice
By Charles Garfield
Jossey Bass/Aha Press Series 1995
Sometimes My Heart Goes Numb: Love and Caregiving in a Time of AIDS"
Although written for the caregivers of Aids patients this book is filled with compelling, real life vignettes of a caregiver's physical, emotional and spiritual challenges when being confronted with another person's dying.
By Alexandra Kennedy
Threshold Books, 1984
Losing a Parent: Passage to a New Way of Living"
A psychotherapist writes about her personal journey from loss to transformation, offering numerous self-help exercises for gaining insight and inner peace into one's journey through grief.
By Steven Levine
Anchor Press, 1989
Like a bible that you can always come back to for your own insight and inspiration
By Maggie Callanan and Patricia Kelley
Poseidon Press, 1992
Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs, and Communications of the Dying. Two Hospice nurses offer insights into the experience of dying.
By Kathleen Dowling Singh
Harper Collins, 1998
The Grace of Dying
How We Are Transformed Spiritually as We Die. A book well being written by a hospice social worker.
Selected Readings for Individuals with Dementia
Health Professions Press, 2004
Alzheimer’s From the Inside Out
A retired psychologist chronicles his feelings and experiences of having Alzheimer’s disease.
Tyndale House Publications, 1989
My Journey Into Alzheimer’s Disease
Robert Davis, a retired minister, writes about his personal and spiritual journey through Alzheimer’s disease. This book also includes chapters written by his caregiver wife.
Selected Readings for Family Members and Caregivers of People with Dementia
Joanne Koenig Coste
Houghton Mifflin, 2003
Learning to Speak Alzheimer's
Interweaving her personal experience of caring for her husband and 20 years of helping Alzheimer’s families, the author offers practical tips on how to support people with dementia.