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For additional information on topics explored in this book, the following resources may be helpful. The “Places to Turn for Help” section will assist you in finding professional organizations that can provide services for you and your parent. Finally, the list of State Agencies on Aging may be utilized to find services specific to your state and locality.
Advance Care Planning
Doukas, D. J., & Reichel, W. (2007). Planning for Uncertainty: Living Wills and Other Advance Directives for You and Your Family. Second edition. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press.
Kind, V. (2010). The Caregiver’s Path to Compassionate Decision Making. Austin, Texas: Greenleaf Book Group Press.
Kingsbury, L. (2009). People Planning Ahead: A Guide to Communicating Healthcare and End-of-Life Wishes. Washington, D.C.: American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
Kramer, H., & Kramer, K. (1993). Conversations at midnight: Coming to terms with dying and death. New York: Morrow.
Lynn, J., Schuster, J., & Harrold, J. (2011). Handbook for Mortals: Guidance for People Facing Serious Illness. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. 2nd edition (An online version of the full text of this book is available at www.growthhouse.org)
Oishi, E., & Thompson, S. (2008). Before It’s Too Late: Don’t Leave Your Loved Ones Unprepared. Lake Oswego, Oregon: www.before-its-too-late-book.com.
Pausch, R. (2008). The Last Lecture. New York: Hyperion.
Polce-Lynch, M. (2006). Nothing left unsaid: Creating a healing legacy with final words and letters. New York: Marlowe.
Shaw, E. (1994). What to do when a loved one dies: A practical and compassionate guide to dealing with death on life’s terms. Irvine, CA: Dickens.
Baines, B. K. (2006). Ethical Wills. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo.
Turnbull, Susan B. (2005). The Wealth of Your Life: A Step-by-Step Guide for Creating Your Ethical Will. Wenham, MA: Benedict Press.
The Dougy Center (n.d.). What About the Kids? Understanding Their Needs in Funeral Planning and Services. Portland, Oregon.
Hedderman, L. A. (2011). Preparing Your Children For Goodbye: A Guidebook For Dying Parents. CreateSpace Independent Publishing.
Huntley, T. H. (2002). Helping children grieve: When someone they love dies. Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg.
Life Review and Reminiscence Therapy
Birren, J., & Cochran, K. (2001). Telling the Stories of Life through Guided Autobiography Groups. The Johns Hopkins University Press.
Garland, J., & Garland, C. (2001). Life Review In Health and Social Care: A Practitioners Guide. East Sussex: Brunner-Routledge.
Haight, B. (2007). The Handbook of Structured Life Review. Health Professions Press.
Providing Care For Older Adults
Berman, Claire. (2005). Caring for Yourself While Caring for Aging Parents: How to Help, How to Survive (3rd edition). New York: Holt Paperbacks.
Delehanty, Hugh & Ginzler, Elinor. (2005). Caring for your Parents: The Complete AARP Guide Inc. New York: Sterling Publishing Co.
Ilardo, Joseph A. PhD & Rothman, Carole R. PhD. Are Your Parents Driving You Crazy? Acton, MA: VanderWyk & Burnham.
Loverde, Joy. (2009). The Complete Eldercare Planner: Where to Start, Which Questions to Ask. New York: Three Rivers Press.
Mace, Nancy L. & Rabins, Peter V. (2012). The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementias, and Memory Loss. 5th edition. New York: Grand Central Life & Style.
Piver, Susan. (2004). The Hard Questions for Adult Children and Their Aging Parents (Facing the Future Together, with Courage and Compassion). New York: Gotham Books.
Rumrill, Phillip D. PhD, CRC, Wickert, Kimberly MRC, CRC and Dresden, Danielle MEd, CRC (2013).The Sandwich Generation’s Guide to Eldercare. Demos Health New York: DemosHealth.
Shulman, Neil MD., Silverman, Michael MD., & Golden, Adam G. MD. (2009). The Real Truth about Aging. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books.
Wayman, Laura. (2011). A Loving Approach to Dementia Care: Making Meaningful Connections with the Person Who Has Alzheimer’s Disease or Other Dementia or Memory Loss. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press.