I’ve put together some resources to help you. Choose the way you want to learn:
Alzheimer’s Disease/Dementia Reading
Tips for Helping Your Aging Parents (without losing your mind)
A Dignified Life – The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer’s Care (A Guide for Care Partners)
The Validation Breakthrough: Simple Techniques for Communicating with People with ‘Alzheimer’s-Type Dementia’
Moving A Relative With Memory Loss: A Family Caregiver’s Guide
Coping with Behavior Change in Dementia: A Family Caregiver’s Guide
Coping with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Emotional Survival Guide
My Journey into Alzheimer’s Disease
The Madonnas of Leningrad: A Novel
Love Comes at Twilight: A Love Story for Seniors
The Sweet Death: The Dolce Morte
Sex and Disability
Move On Without Me: The Power of a Woman to Create a New Life After Widowhood
I’m Grieving as Fast as I Can: How Young Widows and Widowers Can Cope and Heal
Seven Choices: Finding Daylight after Loss Shatters Your World
When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to Understanding Death (Dino Life Guides for Families)
Parkinson’s Disease: A Complete Guide for Patients and Families, Second Edition (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book)
Parkinson’s Disease Looking Down the Barrel
Tips for Helping Your Aging Parents (without losing your mind) by Kira Reginato
Stages of Senior Care: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Making the Best Decisions
Awakening to Aging: Glimpsing the Gifts of Aging, Second Edition
Better Than I Ever Expected: Straight Talk About Sex After Sixty
I’ve Never Been An Old Man: What It’s Like If You Plan To Age
The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers: Looking After Yourself and Your Family While Helping an Aging Parent
How to Care For Your Parents’ Money While Caring for Your Parents by Burns,Sharon, Forgue,Raymond [McGraw-Hill,2003] [Paperback]
A Caregiver’s Challenge: Living, Loving, Letting Go (Second Edition)
Moving Mom and Dad: Why, Where, How and When to Help Your Parents Relocate (Lanier Guides Series)
On the Road of Life, Drive Yourself
Staring at the Sun: Overcoming the Terror of Death
How to Care for Aging Parents, 3rd Edition: A One-Stop Resource for All Your Medical, Financial, Housing, and Emotional Issues
Hello, My Name Is Doris – Two questions are explored in this movie: Can we be too old to have a crush and what happens when you give up a lot of your life to take care of another?
Swimming with Men – This movie follows a middle age man as he joins a rag-tag group of male synchronized swimmers. It just makes you happy watching.
Me Before You (DVD) – I cried watching this movie because it reminded me of many clients. People in pain or unable to move, sometimes live lives that may be hard for others to watch. This movie looks at how mind and spirit can react when faced with a life-altering accident. Do we sit in depression or focus on something or someone outside of ourselves?
Trouble with the Curve – Is Clint Eastwood like your Dad? This movie is for you!
Love Happens – A lighter-hearted look at why grieving a loss is important.
Hope Springs – Sometimes to keep the magic, you need to learn a few tricks.
The Savages – Siblings have to care for a father they never liked.
That Evening Sun – Fleeing the retirement home where his son abandoned him, Abner Meecham sets out to reclaim his beloved Tennessee farmstead.
Two Weeks – Mom is terminal, adult children come to be with her. Funny and easy to relate to as siblings gather.
Duck – Elderly man loses his wife and feels lost until he finds a duckling.
Rudy (Special Edition) – Uplifting, motivational movie about perseverance.
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