Omaha ElderCare Resource Handbook

Books

 The downtown Omaha Public Library offers free book delivery to seniors who are homebound.
Go to
www.omahapubliclibrary.org or call 402-444-4801 for more information.

Always on Call:  When Illness Turns Families Into Caregivers by C. Levine.  2004. 

Alzheimer’s Caregiving Puzzle, The:  Putting Together the Pieces by Patricia R. Callone & Connie Kudlacek.  2010.

Alzheimer’s Disease:  The Dignity Within:  A Handbook for Caregivers by Patricia R. Callone, Connie Kudlacek, Barbara C. Vasiloff, Janaan Manternach & Roger A. Brumback.  2006.

Bittersweet Season, A: Caring for Our Aging Parents—and Ourselves by Jane Gross.  2012.

Caregiver’s Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease, A: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier by Patricia R. Callone, Connie Kudlacek, Barbara C. Vasiloff, Janaan Manternach & Roger A. Brumback.  2006.

Caregiver’s Survival Handbook, The:  Caring for Your Aging Parents Without Losing Yourself  by Alexis Abramson, PhD & Mary Anne Dunkin.  2011.

Caring for Your Parents by Elizabeth Ginzler & Mary Pipher.  2005.

Complete Eldercare Planner, The:  Where to Start, Which Questions to Ask, and How to Find Help by Joy Loverde.  2009.

 Comfort of Home for Parkinson Disease, The:  A Guide for Caregivers.  Care Trust Publications.  2007.

Comfort of Home for Stroke, The:  A Guide for Caregivers.  Care Trust Publications.  2007.

Creating Moments of Joy for the Person with Alzheimer’s or Dementia by Jolene Brackey.  2000.

Eldercare:  A Six Step Guide to Balancing Eldercare and Work by John Paul Marosy.  2002.

Encyclopedia of Elder Care by Mathy D. Mezey.  2004.

Facing Cancer:  A Complete Guide for People with Cancer, Their Families, and Caregivers by T. Stern & M.A. Sekeres.  2003.

Finding Life in the Last Season: Encouragement for the Aged and Those Who Care for Them by Diane Doering.  2009.

How to Care for Aging Parents:  A One-Stop Resource for All Your Medical, Financial, Housing, and Emotional Issues by Virginia Morris.  2014.

Incontinent on the Continent:  My Mother, Her Walker, and Our Grand Tour of Italy by Jane Christmas.  2009.

Jan’s Story:  Love Lost to the Long Goodbye of Alzheimer’s by Barry Petersen.  2010.

Living Through the Process of Dying by Jackie J. Bates, RN.  2012.

Mayo Clinic on Managing Incontinence by Paul Pettit.  2005.

Moving a Relative with Memory Loss by Laurie A. White.  2000.

Parkinson’s:  Everything You Need to Know by David Grimes. 2004.

Stroke Book:  A Guide to Life After Stroke for Survivors and Those Who Care for Them by June Bierman & Barbara Toohey.  2005.

Talking About Death Won’t Kill You by Virginia Morris.  2001.

36-Hour Day, The: A Family Guide For Caring For Persons With Alzheimer’s Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss in Later Life by Nancy L. Mace & Peter Rabins.  2006.

Tuesdays with Morrie:  An Old Man, A Young Man, and Life’s Greatest Lesson by Mitch Albom.  2002.

Understanding Difficult Behaviors:  Some Practical Suggestions for Coping with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Illnesses by Anne Robinson, Beth Spencer & Laurie White.  2007.

When I am An Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple by Sandra Martz.  2003.

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