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Caregiving Resources

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Caregiving and other resources for end of life by Barbara Karnes       https://bkbooks.com/ 

“THERE’S A NORMAL, NATURAL WAY OF DYING. MY MATERIALS ARE WRITTEN TO GUIDE AND SUPPORT ANYONE WHO IS ADDRESSING END OF LIFE SITUATIONS. THE GOAL IS TO HELP PEOPLE HAVE A POSITIVE EXPERIENCE SO FAMILIES WILL HAVE A SACRED MEMORY TO CARRY WITH THEM.” - BARBARA KARNES, RN

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Programs https://www.powerfultoolsforcaregivers.org/

CLASSES TO HELP CAREGIVERS TAKE BETTER CARE OF THEMSELVES WHILE CARING
FOR A FRIEND OR RELATIVE.

National Institute on Aging - Source for caregiving information articles including tips for Caregivers

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/caregiving?utm_source=nia-eblast&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=caregiving-20231221 

Books

A Spirituality of Caregiving: The Henri Nouwen Spirituality Series
by Henri J. M. Nouwen and John S. Mogabgab

Biblical Support for Process Caregiving, Stephen Ministries, 1990

Caring for the Caregiver - A Guide for Congregational Support of Family Caregivers, Lutheran Deaconess Association, 1303 La Porte Ave, Valparaiso, Indiana, 46383, (extensive Bibliography with Resource Lists, 4 sessions, surveys included)

Courage for Caregivers: Sustenance for the Journey in Company with Henri J. M. Nouwen
by Marjorie J. Thompson

God Knows Caregiving Can Pull You Apart:  12 Ways to Keep it All Togetherby Gretchen Thompson

Hugs for Caregivers, by Pauline J. Sheehan.  Questions listed for group discussion included.

Hope for Caregivers: A 42-Day Devotional in Company with Henri J. M. Nouwen
by Henri Nouwen and Susan Martins Miller

Our Greatest Gift: A Meditation on Dying and Caring
by Henri J. M. Nouwen

Take Back Your Life: A Caregiver's Guide to Finding Freedom in the Midst of Overwhelm
by Loren Gelberg-Goff 9 (2018)

The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease and Other Dementias (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book)

The Dementia Caregiver's Survival Guide: An 11-Step Plan to Understand the Disease and How To Cope with Financial Challenges, Patient Aggression, and Depression Without Guilt, Overwhelm, or Burnout
by Janet G Cruz (2023)

You Need Care Too: Self Care for the Professional Caregiverby Barbara Karnes, RN


Last updated: 10/15/2023

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