Resources to help support caregivers and family members of people with advanced illness.

Suggested Books for Caregivers and Family Members

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.

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

by Atul Gawande

Hope for the Best Plan for the Rest

by Sammy Winemaker and Dr. Hsien Seow

When Breath Becomes Air

by Paul Kalanithi

The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying

by Nina Riggs

Tuesdays with Morrie

by Mitch Albom

The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss

by Nancy L. Mace, Peter V. Rabins

The Grace in Dying: A Message of Hope, Comfort and Spiritual Transformation

by Kathleen Dowling Singh

Walking Each Other Home: Conversations on Loving and Dying

by Ram Dass, Mirabai Bush

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.