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Books on Caregiving
A Bittersweet Season by
Publication Date: 2012-05-01
Here, the longtime New York Times expert on the subject of elderly care and the founder of the New Old Age blog shares her frustrating, heartbreaking, enlightening, and ultimately redemptive journey, providing us along the way with valuable information that she wishes she had known earlier.
The Caregiver's Companion by
Publication Date: 2015-01-27
This extensive guide outlines a step-by-step process so caregivers know what to do and what to ask in every situation that may arise.
Caregiver's Guide by
Call Number: EF 625 .H64 2012
Publication Date: 2011-11-21
This guide offers the information, support, and resources needed for caregiving. In addition to advice on maintaining one's own health and relieving stress, topics include medical terms and procedures, tips for doctor visits, ways to avoid mistakes in medicines, safety around the home, and the most common health problems.
The Caregiver's Survival Handbook by
Publication Date: 2011-02-01
This book helps caregivers figure out how to look after aging loved ones, provide for other family members, and attend to their own lives without losing themselves in the process.
The Caregiving Years by
Publication Date: 2014-05-25
This book focuses just on you, the caregiver, and what you need to manage the experience of caregiving.
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Caregivers by
Call Number: EF 625 L9723 2012
Publication Date: 2012-03-13
A collection of 101 personal stories and interviews by family caregivers and by the recipients of that care, about caregiving for all age groups, but focused on elder care.
The Comfort of Home for Chronic Heart Failure by
Call Number: FD 781 M4937 2008
Publication Date: 2008-12-16
This book helps family members and professional caregivers provide the best at-home care possible. It offers an overview of the condition and its treatments and therapies, and then guides the caregiver through essential topics such as understanding the treatment plan, setting up the home for optimal ease and mobility, equipment, diet and nutrition, moving or positioning the patient, daily activities, and end-of-life care.
The Comfort of Home for Stroke by
Call Number: FM 356 M497 2007
Publication Date: 2007-01-25
This book helps caregivers, family members, and stroke survivors understand the day-to-day issues faced by care providers. It guides readers through every stage of care, from explaining different kinds of strokes to understanding personality changes brought on by the illness.
Cruising Through Caregiving by
Publication Date: 2016-09-27
Advice and resources from the author and twenty-four other professionals show how to give your loved one the best quality of life possible without sacrificing your own life, health, career, relationships, or financial stability.
How to Care for Aging Parents by
Publication Date: 2014-02-11
This book is an authoritative, clear, and comforting source of advice and support for the ever-growing number of Americans--now 42 million--who care for an elderly parent, relative, or friend.
Journey Beyond Diagnosis by
Call Number: EF 800 P33 2005
Publication Date: 2005-09-01
This book takes a compassionate look at the vast landscape of an illness experience. Written by a licensed counselor and certified psychotherapist this book offers assistance to survivors, caregivers, and medical professionals by likening an illness experience to a long physical journey.
Living with Stroke by
Call Number: FM 340 S44 2010
Publication Date: 2010-01-01
Here, stroke patients and their families, friends, and caregivers can find the newest facts and figures on stroke and stroke rehabilitation, in clear, easy to understand language.
The Mindful Caregiver by
Publication Date: 2015-06-03
This book shows caregivers how to care for themselves even as their time and daily lives are consumed by the necessities of their loved one.
Passages in Caregiving by
Call Number: EF 625 .S49 2010
Publication Date: 2010-05-04
The author, Gail Sheehy, knows firsthand the trials, fears, and rare joys of caregiving. Here, she identifies eight crucial stages of caregiving and offers insight for successfully navigating each one. Most important, however, she points out that you don't have to be alone in this process. This book can help turn a stressful, life-altering situation into a journey that can be safely navigated and from which everyone can benefit.
Stroke and the Family by
Call Number: FM 357 S785 2004
Publication Date: 2004-10-15
This book allows general readers working with stroke survivors to make sense of the confusing variety of diagnoses and treatment options. It also explores the challenges the recovering stroke patient and the recovering family will face.
When Your Spouse Has a Stroke by
Call Number: FM 356 .P34 2011
Publication Date: 2011-02-17
This book focuses on the emotional, psychological, and social consequences of stroke and the deeply personal side of caregiving.