PE02086A.gif (1977 bytes)Recommended Books for Caregivers

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How to Care for Your Aging Parent by Virginia Morris

GRIEF: Climb Toward Understanding, by Phyllis Davies . . . offers a mix of memory, poems, and advice for dealing with the death of a loved one.

When Someone Is Seriously Ill:  What You Can Do   by Phyllis Davies
Day-by-day "can-do lists" guide you in ways of being truly supportive of a friend or loved one.

Coping With Caregiver Worries by James R. Sherman, Ph.D.  This book will help you explore the nature worrying and give you the ammunition you need to tackle it with courage and a stout heart.

Don't Put Me in a Nursing Home by Claude Amarnick. Helps caregivers find the best services and build good relationships with elder patients.


Let the Choice Be Mine  A personal guide/workbook for planning your own funeral.  Author:   Cathy Robertson.  Available in Traditional, Catholic, Jewish and Spanish

The Complete Eldercare Planner by Joy Loverde "The book is the best we saw." American Medical Association.  

Essential Guide to Senior Services  Order this book on line.  I've heard wonderful things about it!!

Care Partner System  A terrific resource organizer for caregivers.  It covers everything you can think of and puts it at your fingertips.  The organizer is fun to fill out and saves you time and peace of mind.

Eldercare Planner  Elder Care for the Milennium by Dr. Lisa Mienville an dDr. Bonnie L. Robeson.  Written by "two only children who have researched the possiblities, evaluated the options, and made decisions about the care of our parents...This book offers very practical, common sense approaches to common problems."

Recommended by St. Margaret's at Mercy nursing home in New Orleans.