Caregiver Guides

Authors writing Caregiver Guides

Authors are ordered alphabetically within each category. Beside each Author’s name, you’ll find the link to their unique AlzAuthor post.

Caregiver Guides

Brenner, Tom & Karen You Say Goodbye and We Say Hello: The Montessori Method for Positive Dementia Care

Brush, Jennifer I Care: A Handbook for Care Partners of People With Dementia

Bursack, Carol Bradley Minding Our Elders

Cail, Mary Alzheimer’s, A Crash Course for Friends and Relatives (The All-Weather Friend)

Chanampa, Wendy The Unseen Gifts of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: The Greatest of These Is Love

Cohn, Barbra Calmer Waters

Conroy, Christina Britton How To Have Fun With Your Aging Parents

Cornish, Judy The Dementia Handbook

Drummond, Mary Ann Meet Me Where I Am – An Alzheimer’s Care Guide

Everman, Lynda Seasons of Caring

Foster, Meg 7 Spiritual Steps for Caregivers

Gentile, Angela G., M.S.W., R.S.W. Caring for a Husband With Dementia

Henry, Judith The Dutiful Daughter’s Guide to Caregiving

Hodder, Catherine Estate Planning for the Sandwich Generation: How to Help Your Parents and Protect Your Kids

Hodgson, Harriet The Family Caregiver’s Guide and

Smiling Through Your Tears: Anticipating Grief

Howell, Carol Let’s Talk Dementia

Johnston, Joy Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias: 101 Stories of Caregiving, Coping, and Compassion

Kaplan, Karen Encountering the Edge: What People Told Me Before They Died

Kapsambelis, Niki The Inheritance

Koudele, Celia A Little Book for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

LeBlanc, Gary Joseph Staying Afloat in a Sea of Forgetfulness and many other Alzheimer’s and dementia resources

Marley, Marie Come Back Early Today 

 Morgan, Richard L., PhD No Act of Love Is Ever Wasted: The Spirituality of Caring for Persons with Dementia

Potts, Daniel C., M.D. & Ellen Woodward Potts A Pocket Guide for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver 

Reed, Tara What to do Between the Tears…A Practical Guide to Dealing with a Dementia or Alzheimer’s Diagnosis in the Family

Rose, Margo Body Aware Grieving

Rumwell, Claudia The Senior Care Organizer

Schoenfeld, Charles A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to the Dementia Ward: Memoir of a Male CNA

Scott, Paula Spencer  Surviving Alzheimer’s: Practical Tips and Soul-Saving Wisdom for Caregivers

Seley, Tryn Rose 15 Minutes of Fame: One Photo Does Wonders to Bring You Both Back to Solid Ground

Severson, Karen MD Look, I Shrunk Grandma: A Psychiatrist’s Guide to Nursing Homes, Dementia and End of Life

Shouse, Deborah Connecting in the Land of Dementia: Creative Activities to Explore Together

Skinner, Lisa Not All Who Wander Need Be Lost

Sloane, Philip MD The Alzheimer’s Medical Advisor: A Caregiver’s Guide

Angel Smits When Reasoning No Longer Works

Tapia, Vicki Somebody Stole My Iron

Thesman, Rebecca Sometimes They Forget

Vincent, Constance, PhD. Not Going Gently 

Wonderlin, Rachel When Someone You Know Is Living in a Dementia Care Community   

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