Resources to help support adults living with advanced illness.

Suggested Books for Adults

The book titles below will link you to Goodreads. There, you’ll find reviews and information about the book. Most of these books can be borrowed from the Library or purchased from book stores.

Catching Your Breath in Grief: ...and grace will lead you home

by Thomas Attig

How We Grieve: Relearning the World

by Thomas Attig

The Heart of Grief: Death and the Search for Lasting Love

by Thomas Attig

It's Ok That You're Not Ok: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture That Doesn't Understand

by Megan Devine

Being Mortal

by Atul Gawande

Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy

by Sheryl Sandberg, Adam Grant

Living a Life That Matters: Resolving the Conflict between Conscience and Success

by Harold S. Kushner

Hope for the Best Plan for the Rest

by Dr. Sammy Winemaker and Dr. Hsien Seow

Healing a Spouse's Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Your Husband or Wife Dies

by Alan D. Wolfelt

Staring at the Sun: overcoming the Terror of Death

by Irvin Yalom

A Matter of Death and Life

by Irvin Yalom & Marilyn Yalom

Other Supports


Almost 2000 people a year benefit from our in-service consultation, training, seminars, and accredited workshops. Individuals and groups that call on us for training and resources include anyone who would like to broaden their understanding of palliative care and grief personally or professionally.