Agewise Counseling
Diane M Wilson, MFT
Recommended Reading

Recommended Books on Caregiving and Aging

Caregiving In General

Morris, V. (2004).  How to care for aging parents. New York: Workman Publishing.

Sheehy, G. (2010). Passages in caregiving: turning chaos into confidence. New York: William Morrow.

McCullough, D. (2008). My mother, your mother: embracing “slow medicine”, the compassionate approach to caring for your aging loved ones. New York: HarperCollins.

Span, P. (2009). When the time comes: Share their struggles and solutions. New York: Grand Central.

Lebow, G. & Kane, B. (1999) Coping with your difficult older parent: A guide for stressed-out children.  New York: Avon.

Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s Disease

Mace, N. & Rabins, P. (2006). The 36-hour day: A family guide to caring for persons with Alzheimer’s disease, related dementing illnesses, and memory loss in later life. Ann Arbor: John Hopkins University Press.

Kuhn, D. (2003). Alzheimer’s Early Stages: First steps for family, friends and caregivers. Ann Arbor: Sheridan.

Coste, J.K. (2003). Learning to speak Alzheimer’s: A groundbreaking approach for everyone dealing with the disease. New York: Houghton Mifflin.

Aging in General

Vaillant, G. (2003). Aging well. Surprising guideposts to a happier life from the landmark study of adult development. Boston: Little Brown & Co.

Hill, R. (2008). Seven strategies for positive aging. New York: WW Norton & Co.

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