Reference Links

Assisted Living References

Book - The Complete Resource Guide for Baby Boomers By Darlene MerklerEverything you need to know about caring for your parent  Where to Buy

Independent Living References

Website - The Asbestos and Mesothelioma CenterAsbestos.com works with individuals diagnosed with mesothelioma and their families to help them find local doctors, treatment centers, and support groups. Approximately 75% of people diagnosed with mesothelioma are seniors. Visit Website
Book - Don't Toss My Memories in the Trash by Vickie DellaquilaA Step-by-Step Guide to Helping Seniors Downsize, Organize, and Move
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Book - The Boomer Burden: Dealing with Your Parents' Lifetime Accumulation of Stuff by Julie HallWhere to Buy
Book - Sell, Keep, or Toss?: How to Downsize a Home, Settle an Estate, and Appraise Personal Property by Harry L. RinkerWhere to Buy
Book - Moving for Seniors: A Step-by-Step Workbook by Barbara H. MorrisWhere to Buy
Book - Moving in the Right Direction: The Senior's Guide to Moving and Downsizing by Bruce NemovitzWhere to Buy
Book - No Ordinary Move: Relocating Your Aging Parents by Barbara PermanWhere to Buy
Book - The Retirement Sourcebook by Mary Helen and Shuford Smith Shuford Smith (Author)Where to Buy
Book - Making the Golden Years Golden: Resources and Sources of Information to Guide You in Making the Right Decisions for Living Better, Healthier, Independently and Stress-Free by Eva MorWhere to Buy
Book - Choose the Right Long-Term Care: Home Care, Assisted Living and Nursing Homes by Joseph L. MatthewsLong-Term Care: How to Plan & Pay for It
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Book - Planning for Long Term Care by United Seniors Health CouncilWhere to Buy
Book - Long-Term Care: How to Plan and Pay for It (Long-Term Care: How to Plan & Pay for It) by Joseph L. MatthewsWhere to Buy
Book - Stages of Senior Care: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Making the Best Decisions by Paul Hogan and Paul HoganWhere to Buy

Memory Care References

Article - Dementia Holiday Activities That Lower Stress and Raise the Joy
By Paula Spencer Scott, Caring.com Senior Editor
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Article - Holidays with Memory Loss4 Tips for Sharing Holiday Pleasures
By Monica Heltemes, Caring.com Expert
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Book - 36 Hour Day

A Family Guide to Caring for People with Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss in Later Life

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Book - The Hedge People by Louise CareyHow I kept my sense of humor as an Alzheimer's caregiver. Where to buy.
Book - Elder Rage by Jacqueline MarcellA guide on how to survive caring for aging parents. Where to buy.
Book - In the Arms of Elders by William H. Thomas, MDA parable of wise leadership and community building. Where to buy.
Book - Coach Broyle’s Playbook by Frank BroylesUseful information for being a caregiver. Where to buy.
Book - Save Your Brain by Paul David Nussbaum, PhDThe 5 things you must do to keep  your mind young and sharp. Where to buy.
Book - Still Alice by Lisa GenovaA realistic portrait of early onset Alzheimer's disease. Where to buy.
Book - Your Brain Health Lifestyle by Paul David Nussbaum, PhDBasics of the human brain and how to keep the brain healthy. Where to buy.
Book - Learning to Speak Alzheimer’s by Joanne Koenig CosteA groundbreaking approach for everyone dealing with the disease. Where to buy.
Book - Striped Shirts & Flowered Pants by Barbara SchnurbushA story about Alzheimer's disease for young children. Where to buy.
Book - There’s Still a Person in There A complete guide to treating and coping with Alzheimer's disease. Where to buy.
Alzheimer's: A Broken BrainGreat visual cues to understanding why people do what they do. Where to buy.
Book - Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer's CarePresentation of a model of care for Alzheimer's patients. Where to buy.
Book - Alzheimer's Early StagesFirst steps guide for family, friends, and caregivers. Where to buy.
The Fall Alzheimer's Foundation Care ADvantage Magazine articleDownload PDF of article.
The Comfort of Home A complete guide for caregivers. Learn more.
The Sequim GazetteSenior Crossroads articles. Read more.
Book - The Alzheimer's Advisor: A Caregiver's Guide to Dealing with the Tough Legal and Practical Issues by Vaughn E JamesWhere to Buy

Respite Care References