Recommended Reading

Alzheimer's Disease/Caregiving

  • Bell, Virginia and David Troxel. A Dignified Life: A Guide for Family Caregivers. A compassionate, supportive, informative approach to providing care.
  • Chearney, Lee Ann. Visits: Caring for an Aging Parent: Reflections and Advice.
  • Based on the author’s own experiences, offers practical suggestions, support, inspiration and hope.
  • Mace, Nancy and Peter Rabins. The 36-Hour Day. Considered by many to be the ”bible” for those caring for a person with memory-related diseases. Offers extensive information and practical suggestions as well as compassionate support to caregivers.
  • Miller, James E. The Caregiver’s Book: Caring for Another, Caring for Yourself.
  • Miller, James E. When You’re the Caregiver. 12 Things To Do If Someone You Care For Is Ill Or Incapacitated.

Grief and Loss

  • Grollman, Earl. Living When a Loved One Has Died. A very “reader-friendly”, sensitive, compassionate approach to loss.
  • Miller, James E. What Will Help Me? 12 things To Remember When You Have Suffered a Loss
  • Miller, James E. Winter Grief, Summer Grace. Returning To Life After a Loved One Dies.
  • Miller, James E. How Will I Get Through the Holidays?
  • Wolfelt, Alan D. Understanding Grief: Helping Yourself Heal
  • Wright, H. Norman. Recovering from Losses in Life. Insights and suggestions regarding a host of losses throughout life.