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Caregiving: The Spiritual Journey of Love, Loss, and Renewal

by Beth Witrogen McLeod Wiley (August 04, 2000)

Helping your family and loved ones when they need you most

"Caregiving has a big heart-on a much-needed topic. A rare book of spiritual and practical wisdom."

-Sue Bender, author of Plain and Simple and Everyday...


The Mindful Caregiver: Finding Ease in the Caregiving Journey

by Nancy L. Kriseman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 27, 2014)

As our population ages, more and more people will find themselves in caregiver roles for their parents and/or their spouses, though caregivers can be involved in the care of loved ones at any age. The Mindful...


A Practical Guide for Alzheimer's & Dementia Caregivers

by Micha Shalev Dodge Park Publishing (April 01, 2014)

Dear Caregiver, I set out to write a comprehensive book with a fresh approach for caregivers and family members who are dealing and assisting individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. I gathered as much...


Share the Care

by Sheila Warnock, Cappy Capossela & Sukie Miller Touchstone (December 21, 2010)

You Don't Have to Do It Alone

Whether you're prepared for it or not, chances are you'll take on the role of caregiver when a family member or friend is affected by a serious illness or injury, or when you find...


The Caregivers

by Nell Lake Scribner (February 11, 2014)

A moving, intimate, and compassionate book that chronicles the experiences of a group of long-term caregivers—spouses, parents, and friends of the elderly and ill—illuminating critical issues of old age,...


Understanding Parkinson's Disease: An Introduction for Patients and Caregivers

by Naheed Ali Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 26, 2013)

Parkinson’s disease is on the rise throughout the U.S., and this book offers readers an introduction to its causes, symptoms, and treatments. It is for anyone who suffers from Parkinson’s, or knows and loves...


Depression and Your Child: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers

by Deborah Serani Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 05, 2013)

Depression and Your Child provides a uniquely textured understanding of pediatric depression and its treatments. Readers will find a wealth of specific tips, recommendations, and case examples sure to make parenting...


The Fog of Paranoia: A Sister's Journey through Her Brother's Schizophrenia

by Sarah Rae Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 05, 2013)

Mental illness is widespread, and schizophrenia is one of the most confounding and least understood. Here, a sister tells the story of her brother’s schizophrenia, the impact on him, and on her, and her family....


An Uncertain Inheritance

by Nell Casey William Morrow (October 13, 2009)

In this eloquent collection of essays—from the editor of the national bestseller Unholy Ghost: Writers on Depression—contributors reveal their experiences in caring for family through illness and death

Today,...


The Eldercare Handbook

by Stella Henry & Ann Convery HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In this comprehensive and accessible guide, long-term care expert Stella Henry helps readers navigate the daunting logistics and powerful emotions of making care decisions for an elderly parent or loved one....


Better Aged Care Professionals Ask Better Questions

by Lindsay Jr. Tighe eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

The Person-Centred Approach Made Easy!

Learn how to enable your clients by using this simple-to-apply questioning technique that gets amazing results!

Aged Care Professionals typically do too much TELLING and...


The Carer's Bible

by Amanda Waring Souvenir Press (June 01, 2018)

The Carer’s Bible is an invaluable, inspiring guide to how to give your loved one the best possible care while addressing the anxieties that all carers suffer. This accessible and detailed guide includes practical...


Aging with Care

by Amanda Lambert & Leslie Eckford Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 10, 2017)

Finding the right fit to match aging adults with the best caregiver to assist them in their home can be fraught with challenge. In today’s pressurized world, the process involves overstressed family members...


A Hospice Chaplain's Fieldguide to Caregiving

by Em Hager same as contact (November 23, 2017)

Caregiving could kill you, or it could be the best thing you have ever done. Either way, it is dangerous work, and it changes you. As a hospice chaplain and my mother’s primary caregiver in her final eleven...


It's My Life, Too!

by David Nassaney Hybrid Global Publishing (September 09, 2017)

There is no book on the market that addresses the needs of long-term caregivers regardless of the challenges faced by their loved ones. Most books focus on specific illnesses or conditions such as survivors...


Acts of Kindness from Your Armchair

by Anita Neilson Ayni Books (November 24, 2017)

Acts of Kindness from Your Armchair is an exploration of how the 'housebound' (infirm, home workers, carers and so on) can make a meaningful contribution to the world. The book acts as a practical guide to the...


Nightingale Tales

by Lynn Dow, Rn She Writes Press (October 03, 2017)

• There are approximately 3 million registered nurses in the United States. • As part of the nursing community, the author has connections for promoting the book at nursing conferences throughout the country....


Decision Assessment and Counseling in Abortion Care: Philosophy and Practice

by Alissa C. Perrucci Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 21, 2012)

This book teaches an approach and framework for decision assessment and counseling for abortion and family planning care. Case examples, individual and group exercises, guided self-reflection, and values clarification...


Unforeseen Journey

by John Roche Comfort Design Therapy (December 27, 2016)

Prepare yourself for this raw and honest account of the author's experience of caring for his mother in his home for ten years, including end of life sequences involved. The grips of Alzheimer's disease and...


Excellent Dementia Care in Hospitals

by Rita Freyne, Jo James, Jules Knight & Josh Pettit et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 21, 2017)

People with dementia increasingly find themselves staying in hospitals for extended periods, and dementia is often only diagnosed on admission to hospital for a separate health issue. This practical guide presents...


When Someone You Know Has Dementia: Practical Advice for Families and Caregivers

by June Andrews & Judi Dench Greystone Books (May 20, 2016)

Across the world, almost 50 million people have dementia. Hundreds of millions of people are affected by the dementia of parents, partners, siblings, or friends. And while many countries are learning to cope...


Mastering Medical Photography of the Head and Neck

by Scott B. McCusker & Blaise Douros Thieme (November 25, 2016)

With contributions from an esteemed otolaryngologist, talented photographer, and multidisciplinary specialists, Mastering Medical Photography of the Head and Neck demystifies the process of medical photography....


What Your Doctor Really Thinks: Diagnosing the Doctor-Patient Relationship

by Ian Blumer Dundurn (November 01, 1999)

Ian Blumer looks at the doctor-patient relationship what your doctor will and wont tell you in the examining room.


Assessing and Communicating the Spiritual Needs of Children in Hospital: A new guide for healthcare professionals and chaplains

by Alister W Bull Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2016)

Improving communication between medical practitioners and support services, this book proposes that we use a language of 'connectedness', which can fully describe a child's experience and needs while in hospital,...


Loving, Supporting, and Caring for the Cancer Patient: A Guide to Communication, Compassion, and Courage

by Stan Goldberg Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 07, 2016)

Loving, Supporting, and Caring for the Cancer Patient is the first book to show readers how to transform the compassion felt for someone living with cancer into helpful behaviors based on suggestions from cancer...


Medicine and Compassion

by Chokyi Nyima, David R Shlim, Erik Pema Kunsang & Donald Fineberg et al. Wisdom Publications (January 30, 2012)

It is estimated that some 54 million people in the U.S. act as informal caregivers for ill or disabled loved ones. We can add to these countless workers in the fields of health and human service, and yet there...


Creating Joy and Meaning for the Dementia Patient: A Caregiver's Guide to Connection and Hope

by Ronda Parsons Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 16, 2015)

Creating Joy and Meaning for the Dementia Patient offers a positive approach to dementia care, one that will help caregivers connect the patient’s understanding to the world around him/her, so that even small...


Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery

by Janet Singer & Seth Gillihan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 22, 2015)

Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery is a mother’s account of her son’s tumultuous road to recovery from severe OCD. In addition to being a memoir, the book weaves expert commentary throughout, making it...


Understanding Pain: An Introduction for Patients and Caregivers

by Naheed Ali & Moshe Lewis Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 01, 2015)

Everyone experiences pain in some form or another at some point during their lives. Some have pain due to injury. Others experience chronic pain that can become debilitating. This book uncovers the mechanisms...


Understanding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: An Introduction for Patients and Caregivers

by Naheed Ali Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 22, 2015)

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a confusing and disputed disorder that affects more and more people. Here, Naheed Ali sheds light on this ill-understood and yet debilitating disorder. Readers will come away with...


Caring for Patients from Different Cultures

by Geri-Ann Galanti University of Pennsylvania Press (November 07, 2014)

Now in its fifth edition, Caring for Patients from Different Cultures provides healthcare workers with a frame of reference for understanding cultural difference and sound alternatives for providing the best...