Joy In Caregiving
Joy Walker - Caregiver Advocate, Writer
These are links to some of the best sites, blogs, and books I have found for help with issues ranging from caregiving, to housing and healthcare, to end of life.
Good Resources for Caregivers.
       One of the best sites I recommend to caregivers is the Family Caregiver Alliance, listed below.  They
have a comprehensive, state by state list of city, county, state, and national resources.


These are some of the best books I've found, and read, about caregiving, dementia, aging, end of life, grief, bereavement, illness, and living.  I have reviewed my favorites in more detail on the Book Reviews page.

  • A Caregiver's Guide to Lewy Body Dementia - James and Helen Whitworth
  • Living With Lewy's - Amy and Gerald Throop
  • The D-Word:Talking About Dying - Sue Brayne
  • Transitions: Making Sense of Life's Changes - William Bridges
  • Dementia: The Journey Ahead - Susan Kiser Scarff
  • Caring for Mother - Virginia Stem Owens
  • Dementia, The Journey Ahead - Susan Kiser Scarff
  • The Caregiver's Guide to Compassionate Decisionmaking - Viki Kind
  • The Selfish Pig's Guide to Caring - Hugh Marriott
  • Caregiving - Beth Witrogen McLeod
  • The 36-Hour Day - Nancy Mace
  • Dying Well - Ira Byock
  • The Good Caregiver - Robert Kane
  • The Other Side of Sadness - George Bonanno
  • Inside the Dementia Epidemic - Martha Stettinius
  • Another Country - Mary Pipher
  • Forget Memory - Anne Davis Basting
  • A Bittersweet Season - Jane Gross
  • The Orphaned Adult - Alexander Levy
  • The Hospice Handbook - Larry Beresford
  • When Parents Die - Edward Myers
  • Final Gifts - Maggie Callanan
  • The Molecules of Emotion - Candace Pert
  • A Grief Observed - C.S Lewis
  • Passages in Caregiving - Gail Sheehy
  • God's Perfect Child: Living and Dying in the Christian Science Church - Caroline Fraser
  • The Forgetting: Portrait of an Epidemic - David Shenk
  • Learning to Speak Alzheimer's.
  • Keeper - Andrea Gillies
  • Alzheimer's: A Care-giver's Guide and Sourcebook - Howard Gruetzner
  • Being With Dying - Joan Halifax
  • On Writing - Stephen King
  • There if You Need Me - Kate Braestrup
  • Finding Life in the Land of Alzheimer's - Lauren Kessler

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