Assisted living

Informational Reading

  • When Love Gets Tough – The Nursing Home Decision, Doug Manning, In-Sight Books, (800) 658-9262.
  • Parenting Our Parents, Doug Manning, In-Sight Books, (800) 658-9262.
  • Searching for Normal Feelings, Doug Manning, In-Sight Books, (800) 658-9262.
  • Socks – How to Solve Problems, Doug Manning, In-Sight Books, (800) 658-9262.
  • Visiting in a Nursing Home, Doug Manning, In-Sight Books, (800) 658-9262.
  • The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease, Related Dementing Illnesses, and Memory Loss in Later Life, Nancy Mace and Peter Rabins, Johns Hopkins Press.
  • Learning to Sit in Silence: A Journal of Caretaking, Elaine Marcus Starkman, Papier-Mache Press.
  • Caregiving at a Glance, Family Respite Center, (703) 532-8899.
  • Family Guide for Alzheimer’s Care in Residential Settings, Alzheimer’s Association, (800) 272-3900.
  • Understanding Difficult Behaviors: Practical Suggestions for Coping with Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Illnesses, Anne Robinson, Beth Spencer and Laurie White, Eastern Michigan University, (734) 487-2335.
  • Counting on Kindness: The Dilemmas of Dependency, Wendy Lustbader, The Free Press.
  • Alzheimer’s Disease: A Caregiver’s Guide and Sourcebook, Howard Gruetzner, John Wiley & Son.