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  • Death in Slow Motionby Eleanor Cooney

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.24

    When her once-glamorous and witty novelist-mother got Alzheimer's, Eleanor Cooney moved her from her beloved Connecticut home to California in order to care for her. In tense, searing prose, punctuated with the blackest of humor, Cooney documents the slow erosion of her mother's mind, the powerful bond the two shared, and her own descent into drink... more...

  • Close to the Boneby Jean Shinoda Bolen

    Red Wheel Weiser 2007; US$ 14.95

    This is a book for any person who is living with a life-threatening illness and for anyone who is caring for and/or loves a person who is ill. Bolen affirms that the price of going into the scary places, of feeling like a piece of green meat on a hook, is high, but worth it. We have no choice. We will all face health crises--our own and others. We... more...

  • Taking Care of Parents Who Didn't Take Care of Youby Eleanor Cade

    Hazelden Publishing 2009; US$ 15.99

    Caring for aging parents is difficult-it's exhausting, expensive, time-consuming, and under appreciated. And that's under the best of circumstances, when the caregiver loves and respects his or her aging parent. What happens when adult children are asked to care for elderly parents who were abusive, neglectful, or absent? Here is a compassionate and... more...

  • Spirituality in Patient Careby Harold G. Koenig

    Templeton Press 2013; US$ 19.99

    Praise for the previous edition: ?I highly recommend this book as reading for all physicians and would certainly recommend it for any course on medical ethics and/or required reading for any medical student.?? Journal of the National Medical Association   Since the publication of the first edition of Spirituality in Patient Care in 2002,... more...

  • Depression and Your Childby Deborah Serani

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 20.99

    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 a depressed child less challenging. more...

  • Understanding Lung Cancerby Naheed Ali

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 41.99

    Lung cancer is a disease long associated with smokers, but, the fact of the matter is, it can strike anyone. This book describes how this cancer develops, what the warning signs are, and how it can be treated. It serves as an excellent introduction for both patients and their loved ones. more...

  • The Mindful Caregiverby Nancy L. Kriseman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 26.99

    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 Caregiver shows caregivers how to care for themselves even as their time and daily lives are consumed by the necessities of their loved... more...

  • Providing Compassionate Healthcareby Sue Shea; Robin Wynyard; Christos Lionis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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 patients are attended to with kindness and understanding, recovery often takes place at a faster level, patients cope more effectively with... more...

  • Labors of Loveby Jason Rodriquez

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    Every day for the next twenty years, more than 10,000 people in the United States will turn 65. With life expectancies increasing as well, many of these Americans will eventually require round-the-clock attention?and we have only begun to prepare for the challenge of caring for them. In Labors of Love , Jason Rodriquez examines the world of the fast-growing... more...

  • Understanding Celiac Diseaseby Naheed Ali

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 37.99

    Celiac disease is being diagnosed more and more frequently, as people recognize their digestive issues may be linked to their gluten intake and sensitivity to various foods that include gluten. Here, Ali, in typical fashion, reviews the biology of celiac disease, its various symptoms, causes, and outcomes, and includes information about treatment,... more...