Category: Recommended Reading

Newfound Hope for Dementia Caregivers Inspired by The 36-Hour Day

Although we all realize our parents will eventually need our help, we never really know when or how quickly they…

From Stage to Page, Advice and Humor as a Showbiz Legend Turns 90

Book of the Month: December 2015 Actor, comedian, and song-and-dance legend Dick Van Dyke will turn 90 years old this…

Lyrical Language and Vivid Recall in Memoir of Stroke and Recovery

Book of the Month: November 2015 Recovering from any physical setback takes hard work and patience. Progress may be slow…

Spelling it Out: Author Reflects on Her Breast Cancer, from A to Z

Book of the Month: October 2015 One in every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer; the disease remains…

A Bestselling Surgeon’s Striking Vantage on Aging and Care Priorities

Book of the Month: September 2015 Dr. Atul Gawande has brought his insights as a surgeon, public health researcher, and…

Compassionate Storytelling Uncovers the Value of Caregiver Self-Care

Book of the Month: August 2015 As seniors age or their health declines, caregivers juggle many emerging needs for their…

Depression Insights and Personal Battles in One Encyclopedic Book

Book of the Month: July 2015 Being diagnosed with a chronic disease and learning to cope with the condition represent…

To Have and to Hold On: Caregiver’s Memoir of Keeping Husband at Home

Book of the Month: June 2015 The majority of Americans say they would prefer to die at home, but honoring…

Research and Reason Enable Informed, Compassionate Decision-Making

Book of the Month Medical innovations have resulted in remarkable lifesaving advances. If a person’s heart or breathing stops, or…

Health News Round-Up: Building a Better Shingles Vaccine

New Shingles Protection Shows Promise for Seniors If you’ve ever suffered through chickenpox, then you’re at risk for shingles. Although…