I’ve put together some resources to help you. Choose the way you want to learn:
Alzheimer’s Disease/Dementia Reading
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
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 – In a light-hearted way, this movie asks: Can we be too old to have a crush? What happens if you give up a lot of your life to take care of another?
Swimming with Men https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6532374/
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 — or agree with. 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!
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.
App for Smartphones and Tablets
Caring – https://www.apps4caring.com/apps/caring/
Senior Caregiver Alliance