Listed below are books and websites recommended by staff members at Hospice of the Shoals as good resources for those providing care for a loved one in the home.


Hard Choices For Loving People by Hank Dunn

Caregiving: Hospice-Proven Techniques For Healing by Douglas Smith

Caregiving: Hospice-Proven Techniques For Healing Body and Soul by Douglas Smith

Chicken Soup For The Caregiver’s Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, and LeAnn Thieman

Clear And Wide Open by Sandi Kimmel and Patrick Murphy

Loving Care For Alzheimer’s Patients by Katie Lovette

On His Own Terms by Joseph Sacco

One You Love Is Dying by James E. Miller

Pathways For Caregivers and Patients by Bill Webster

The Comfort of Home by Maria M. Meyer and Paula Derr

This Time Of Caregiving by James E. Miller

The Selfish Pig’s Guide to Caring by Hugh Marriott
(our people say to not be put off by the title of this book, it is actually an excellent resource)

WEBSITE LINKS (Family Caregiving Alliance) (Alzheimer’s Association) (National Family caregiver’s Association) (National Alliance For Caregiving) (Share The Care) (Children Of Aging Parents) (Journey of Hearts) (Elder Care Online)