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Yonover, Robert

Summary: "While struggling to become a successful scientist and inventor, Dr. Robert Yonover also was primary caregiver for his paralyzed wife for more than twenty years and raised their two children. He offers guidance and hope to caregivers based on his own experiences"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 649.8 YON

Yonover, Robert

Summary: Caregiver's Survival Guide is based on Dr. Robert Yonover's personal experiences. While struggling to become a successful scientist and inventor, he also was primary caregiver for his paralyzed wife for more than twenty years and raised their two children. Yonover takes you into the throes of his life as a caregiver, husband, and father, offering guidance and hope through his story. He provides...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.8 YON

Genova, Lisa

Summary: An accomplished concert pianist, Richard received standing ovations from audiences all over the world in awe of his rare combination of emotional resonance and flawless technique. Richard now has ALS, and his entire right arm is paralyzed. He knows his left arm will go next. When Richard becomes increasingly paralyzed and is no longer able to live on his own, his distant wife Karina becomes his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GEN

Clayton, Karen J.

Summary: "People often do not avail themselves of hospice care available to patients and families dealing with terminal illness, because they don't understand what it entails. Many wait until their last few days to request this extraordinary comfort care instead of using the full six months available to them through Medicare and other insurance options. Demystifying Hospice describes, through stories,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.02 CLA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.02 CLA

Kind, Viki.

Summary: This book offers tools and techniques to help caregivers make decisions involving the care and health of the person they care for.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenleaf Book Group Press 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.8 Kind 2010

Cary, Lorene

Summary: Shares the story of the author's relationship with her remarkable grandmother, describing the latter's youth in the Jim Crow South, devotion to black causes, and management of her own business until age one hundred.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B CARY CAR

Heller, Jane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.042 Heller 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.0425 HEL

Summary: A young man from the projects and just out of prison is hired by a French millionaire quadriplegic to be his caretaker, beginning an unlikely friendship between the two men.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD INT RATED R

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE INT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF In

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF INT

Summary: When an accomplished pianist is diagnosed with the devastating and incurable disease ALS, she hires a directionless young woman who becomes her full-time caregiver. Complete opposites, the strangers form a life changing bond inspiring each other to live life to fullest, while being brought together by the most challenging of circumstances.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie You're 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD YOU RATED R

Amos, Carol B.

Summary: H.O.P.E. for the Alzheimer’s Journey equips Alzheimer’s caregivers with knowledge, tools, and advice for their difficult road ahead. The concepts are conveyed in an open, honest, and creative manner using original family email communications from Carol B. Amos’s own journey. Carol also introduces The Caregiving Principle™ : a simple approach that provides a deeper understanding of a person with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morgan James Publishing 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.97 AMO

Apelfeld, Aharon

Summary: "A poignant, heartbreaking new work by "one of the best novelists alive" (Irving Howe)--the story of a lonely older man and his devoted young caretaker who transform each other's lives in ways they could never have imagined. Ernst is a gruff seventy-year-old Red Army veteran from Ukraine who landed, almost by accident, in Israel after World War II. A retired investment advisor, he lives alone...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC APP

Burkholder, Ginnie Horst

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Herald Press 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.83 Bur

Coste, Joanne Koenig.

Summary: A new approach to dealing with Alzheimer's disease offers a five step method for caring for people with progressive dementia, while offering hundreds of practical tips to ease life for patients and caregivers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.831 COS

Donellan, J. M. (Joshua M.)

Summary: Freya Miller, funny and tenacious with a taste for vodka, escapes a recent tragedy by answering an advertisement for a nursing job that promises LIGHT DUTIES. LARGE PAY. NO QUESTIONS ASKED OR ANSWERED. Her new employer is the infamous, eccentric, and stupendously rich Vincetti family, heads of the Halcyon Corporation. Her task will be to care for their adored heir, Elijah, who is currently...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DON

Endicott, Marina

Summary: Clara Purdy is at a crossroads. At forty-three, she is divorced, living in her late parents' house, and nearing her twentieth year as a claims adjuster at a local insurance firm. Driving to the bank during her lunch hour, she crashes into a sharp left turn, taking the Gage family in the other car with her. When bruises on the mother, Lorraine, prove to be late-stage cancer, Clara decides to do...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC END

Evison, Jonathan.

Summary: After losing virtually everything meaningful in his life, Benjamin trains to be a caregiver, but his first client, a fiercely independent teen with muscular dystrophy, gives him more than he bargained for and soon the two embark on a road trip to visit the boy's ailing father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EVI

Genova, Lisa

Summary: A once accomplished concert pianist, Richard now has ALS. As he becomes increasingly paralyzed and is no longer able to live on his own, Karina becomes his reluctant caretaker. As Richard's muscles, voice, and breath fade, both he and Karina try to reconcile their past before it's too late. This is a masterful exploration of redemption and what it means to find peace inside of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scout Press 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GEN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GEN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GEN

Gibbons, Leeza.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lachance Pub Llc 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.196 GIB

Mikkelsen, Anne Cutter.

Summary: "Motivated by her husband Mike's PD, Anne Mikkelsen developed a cooking style that blends her training in traditional French cooking with emerging science on the importance of brain-healthy food. Mike, an award-winning potter and sculptor, has skillfully adapted his art to accommodate the advancing stages of PD. Together, they have overcome many of the obstacles of living with Parkinson's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DiaMedica Publishing 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.833 MIK

Mittelman, Mary S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marlowe & Company 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.831 MIT

White, Karen (Karen S.)

Summary: "When Vivien Walker left her home in the Mississippi Delta, she swore never to go back, as generations of the women in her family had. But in the spring, nine years to the day since she'd left, that's exactly what happens--Vivien returns, fleeing from a broken marriage and her lost dreams for children. What she hopes to find is solace with "Bootsie," her dear grandmother who raised her, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WHI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WHI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION WHI

Woodell, Patricia.

Summary: The purpose of this book is to help families manage the legal, medical, and financial affairs of aging parents and spouses with dementia. Are the Keys in the Freezer?—An Advocate’s Guide for Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias, is a straight-to-the-point beginner’s book chock full of resources aimed at helping families get organized.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.831 WOO

Aronson, Miriam K.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.8084 ARO

Baugher, John E.

Summary: "After author John Baugher's mother was murdered in 1987, he felt that he was fated to join her killer in life imprisonment--not behind bars, but behind psychological walls of unresolved grief and anger. Baugher turned to hospice volunteering as a way tochannel his experience, marking the beginning of a twenty-five year journey of exploration--in both public hospices and prison hospice...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2019

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