BY CAREGIVERS, FOR CAREGIVERS
by Celia Pomerantz
A lovely recounting of a daughter's caregiving journey as her mother descends into Alzheimer's. The photographs enrich the tale. Read our review
by David G. Hallman
A true love story, this is also a sensitive guide for those tending to a loved one
with a terminal illness, addressing hospice care,
legal issues, even funeral preparations. Read our review
by Rob Harris
Though cancer is the villain here, this spellbinding tale (really, it reads like fiction) is also a brilliant blueprint for anyone shouldering the responsibility for someone who is hospitalized. Read our review
by Paula Span
Clear-eyed and highly readable, this book tracks several families as they choose among various housing options for their aging loved ones. With useful checklists.
by Mary Pipher
They say that old age isn't for sissies; this book brings home the reasons why, and helps readers approach the aged with compassion.
by David Solie
As seniors wrestle with conflicting needs (to maintain control, to let go) , families must learn to respect choices and communicate with love.
My Mother, Your Mother: Embracing "Slow Medicine," the Compassionate Approach to Caring form Your Aging Loved Ones
By Dennis McCough
Help elders deal with their changing bodies in ways that can make their latter years most comfortable—and not crisis-ridden.
by Joan Didion
Imperative reading for anyone helping someone who is grieving--or trying to understand their own reactions during this tumultuous time.