Ten Thousand Joys & Ten Thousand Sorrows A Couple's Journey Through Alzheimer's, by Olivia Ames Hoblitzelle
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Recommended Reading
Alzheimer's Disease
Caregiving: Alzheimer's and General
Death and Dying
Selected Titles on Aging

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Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, MA has produced a copy of Ten Thousand Joys on tape especially for the blind and visually impaired  (under the original title The Majesty of Your Loving) and it is available through inter-library loan to anyone who meets their eligibility requirements.  Check with your local library! Catalogue number RCM1053


RECOMMENDED READING

Alzheimer's Disease

Learning to Speak Alzheimer’s: A Ground-breaking Approach for Everyone Dealing with the Disease
by Joanne Koenig Coste
New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2003.
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Tangled Minds: Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias
by Muriel R. Gillick
New York: Plume, 1999.
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The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease, Related Dementing Illnesses, and Memory Loss in Later Life
by Nancy L. Mace & Peter V. Rabins
Baltimore: John Hopkins Press, 2001.
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The Forgetting—Alzheimer’s: A Portrait of an Epidemic
by David Shenk
New York: Anchor Books, 2001.
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Still Alice
By Lisa Genova
New York: Pocket, 2009.
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The Little Word Catcher
by Danielle Simard (Author), Genevieve Cote (Illustrator)
Toronto: Second Story Press, 2008.
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Caregiving: Alzheimer's and General

The Caring Spirit Approach to Eldercare by Nancy L. Kriseman
Baltimore: Health Professions Press, 2005
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Circles of Care: How to Set Up Quality Home Care for Our Elders by Ann Cason

Boston: Shambhala, 2001.
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Alzheimer’s: A Handbook for the Caretaker
by Eileen Higgins Driscoll
Boston: Branden Books, 1994.
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Family Care Guide (6th Edition)
Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts Chapter
Purchase on Alzmass.org

Alzheimer’s Caregiver’s Guide and Source Book
by Howard Gruetzner
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1992.
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Caregiver’s Handbook: A Complete Guide to Home Health Care
Visiting Nurses Association of America

New York: DK Publishing, 1998.
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Chasing Dragonflies: Life and Care in Aging
by Lauren Smerglia Seifert
Cuyahoga Falls, OH: Clove Press, 2007.
Purchase on ClovePress.com


Death and Dying

Graceful Exits: How Great Beings Die
by Sushila Blackman
Boston: Shambhala, 2005.
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Advice on Dying: and Living a Better Life
by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Translated and Edited by Jeffrey Hopkins
New York: Atria Books, 2002.
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The Way We Die: Brain Death, Vegetative States, Euthanasia and Other End-of-life Dilemma
by Leslie Ivan & Maureen Melrose
Grosseto, Italy, Pari Publishers, 2007.
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On Death and Dying
by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1969.
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A Year to Live: How to Live This Year as if it Were Your Last
by Stephen Levine
New York: Bell Tower, l997.
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Coma: Key to Awakening
by Arnold Mindell
Boston: Shambhala, 1989.
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Still Here: Embracing Aging, Changing, and Dying
by Ram Dass
New York: Riverhead Books, 2000.
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Living in the Light of Death: On the Art of Being Truly Alive
by Larry Rosenberg
Boston: Shambhala, 2000.
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Lessons from the Dying
by Rodney Smith
Somerville, Mass: Wisdom Publications, 1998.
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The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying
by Rinpoche Sogyal
San Francisco: HarperOne, 2003.
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To Die Well: Your Right to Comfort, Calm, and Choice in the Last Days of Life
by Sidney Wanzer, M.D. & Joseph Glenmullen, M.D.
Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 2007.
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Selected Titles on Aging

Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson
by Mitch Albom
New York: Bantam, Doubleday, Dell, 1997.
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Winter Grace: Spirituality and Aging
by Kathleen Fischer
Nashville, TN: Upper Room Books, 1998.
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Let Evening Come: Reflections on Aging
by Mary C. Morrison
New York: Doubleday, l998.
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Aging: The Fulfillment of Life
by Henri Nouwen
New York: Bantam, Doubleday, Dell, l990.
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Old Age: Journey Into Simplicity
by Helen M. Luke
New York: Parabola Books, l996.
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Another Country: Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Our Elders
by Mary Pipher
New York: Riverhead Books, 1999.
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A Time to Live: Seven Tasks of Creative Aging
by Robert Raines
New York, Dutton, 1997.
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From Age-ing to Sage-ing: A Profound New Vision of Growing Older
by Zalman Schachter-Shalomi & Ronald S. Miller
New York: Warner Books, 1997.
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