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Swimming Against the Tide / Strong Recovery from Stroke

by Nan Unklesbay

An inspiring book detailing Nan's triumphant recovery from a devastating Stroke. This is a humorous and sensitive account from a patient's point of view. A MUST READ!


Providing Compassionate Healthcare: Challenges in Policy and Practice

by Sue Shea, Robin Wynyard & Christos Lionis

Despite the scope and sophistication of contemporary health care, there is increasing international concern about the perceived lack of compassion in its delivery. Citing evidence that when the basic needs of...


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

by Beth Witrogen McLeod

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

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...


With a Little Help from Our Friends: Creating Community as We Grow Older

by Beth Baker

Experiments from across the country with new living arrangements that balance independence and community as one grows older


The Acute-Care Nurse Practitioner: A Transformational Journey

by Judy Rashotte

The Acute-Care Nurse Practitioner is based on in-depth interviews with twenty-six nurse practitioners working in acute-care settings within tertiary-care institutions all across Canada. Employing a hermeneutic...


The Caregivers: A Support Group's Stories of Slow Loss, Courage, and Love

by Nell Lake

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,...


Female Offenders of Intimate Partner Violence: Current Controversies, Research and Treatment Approaches

by Lisa M. Conradi & Robert Geffner

The perpetration of intimate partner violence by women has long been a controversial topic. More recently, researchers, treatment providers and other professionals have begun to critically examine theoretical,...


Hospice Voices: Lessons for Living at the End of Life

by Eric Lindner

Eric Lindner reveals the thoughts, fears, and lessons of those living the ends of their lives in the care of others, having exhausted their medical options or ceased treatment for their illnesses. In each chapter,...


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

by Naheed Ali

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

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

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

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

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....


The Caregiver's Tao Te Ching: Compassionate Caring for Your Loved Ones and Yourself

by William Martin & Nancy Martin

With empathy and insight, William and Nancy Martin offer readers solace drawn from the wisdom of the Tao Te Ching.


Caring and Well-being: A Lifeworld Approach

by Kathleen Galvin & Les Todres

Something is missing in contemporary health and social care. Health and illness is often measured in policy documents in economic terms, and clinical outcomes are enmeshed in statistical data, with the patient's...


Making Myself at Home in a Nursing Home: Vanderbilt University Press

by Sandra J. Gaffney

Sandra Gaffney entered her first nursing home for long-term care at the unusually young age of fifty. Fourteen years earlier she had been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou...


Deconstructing Evidence Based Practice

by Dawn Freshwater & Gary Rolfe

This innovative book strips the concept of evidence-based practice back to basics using deconstructive analysis, so that readers can move towards a clearer understanding of it. The practitioner is guided through...


Better Aged Care Professionals Ask Better Questions

by Lindsay Tighe

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...


Learning to Speak Alzheimer's: A Groundbreaking Approach for Everyone Dealing with the Disease

by Joanne Koenig Coste & Robert Butler

More than four million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s, and as many as twenty million have close relatives or friends with the disease. Revolutionizing the way we perceive and live with Alzheimer’s, Joanne...