Click the flag
Meet our special
U.S. Publishers

U.S. Publishers
Aging, Eldercare & Alzheimer's

Featured Books in this Category / Main Booklist

Featured Books

A Bittersweet Season: Caring for Our Aging Parents Ė and Ourselves. Jane Cross, $18.95

When Jane Gross found herself suddenly thrust into a caretaker role for her eighty-five year-old mother, she was forced to face challenges that she had never imagined. As she and her younger brother struggled to move her mother into an assisted living facility, deal with seemingly never-ending costs, and adapt to the demands on her time and psyche, she learned valuable and important lessons. Wise, smart, and ever-helpful, A BITTERSWEET SEASON is an essential guide to caring for aging parents.


Can I Tell You about Dementia? A Guide for Family, Friends, and Carers. Jude Welton, $13.95

Meet Jack — an older man with dementia. Jack invites readers to learn about dementia from his perspective, helping them to understand the challenges faced by someone with dementia and the changes it causes to memory, communication and behaviour. He also gives advice on how to help someone with dementia stay as mentally and physically active as possible, keep safe and continue to feel cared for and valued.

With illustrations throughout, this useful book will be an ideal introduction to dementia for anyone from child to adult. It will also guide family, friends and carers in understanding and explaining the condition and could serve as an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions.


Can I Tell You about Parkinsonís Disease? A Guide for Family, Friends and Carers. Alan Hultquist, $13.95

Meet Nikolai — a man with Parkinson's disease. Nikolai invites readers to learn about Parkinson's from his perspective, helping them to understand how Parkinson's affects his daily life and why some tasks can be especially challenging for him. He also gives advice on how to help someone with Parkinson's when they have difficulties with physical movements and memory.

This illustrated book is full of useful information and will be an ideal introduction for children as well as older readers. It will help family, friends and carers better understand and explain the condition, and will be an excellent starting point for group discussions.

Back to top

Caregiver's Guide for Canadians. Rick Lauber, $17.95

What should you do as your mother or father grows older and needs more assistance? When a parent's health begins to fail, adult children are often left scrambling to help, balance their other obligations and frequently struggling to cope with the stress of it all.

THE CAREGIVER'S GUIDE FOR CANADIANS will provide you with valuable tips and advice to help you provide good eldercare while balancing all the demands on your time. It provides practical advice and encouragement to help you care for elders in need, and to ensure you are providing the best care possible for your loved one.


The Caregiving Wife’s Handbook: Caring for Your Seriously Ill Husband, Caring for Yourself. Diana Denholm, $18.50

When a life partner becomes gravely ill, many women find themselves over the top with stress as their lives change radically. THE CAREGIVING WIFE'S HANDBOOK aims to help women get through their partners' illness and death with compassion, emotionally whole and without regret by helping them communicate clearly — and in steps — about issues affecting this unique caregiving relationship.


Caring for Your Parents: the Complete Family Guide. Hugh Delehanty & Elinor Ginzler, $15.50

CARING FOR YOUR PARENTS addresses every aspect of looking after loved ones — without losing sight of yourself. Includes practical ideas on managing sibling conflict, financial planning and care, health care and end-of-life directives.

Back to top

The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Menopause. Holly Thacker, $18.95

In THE CLEVELAND CLINIC GUIDE TO MENOPAUSE, Dr. Holly Thacker cuts through the myths and misinformation and provides solid information to help you handle menopause more effectively. She also offers advice that helps you improve your vitality, longevity, and quality of life. Inside youíll find guidance to help you: 

  • Control menopause symptoms through safe, effective treatments that balance short-term results with your long-term health.
  • Understand the myths and facts about hormone therapy and sort through the inaccurate, misleading and conflicting information thatís so prevalent today.
  • Sleep better, boost your energy, and recharge your sex lifeóso you can regain short term results you want!
  • Get the facts about vitamins, supplements, and antidepressants.
  • Protect your long-term health by strengthening your bones, helping your heart, and taking smart steps to help prevent cancer and other diseases.

The Complete Eldercare Planner: Where to Start, What Questions to Ask and How to Find Help. Joy Loverde, $22.95

Comprehensive and detailed, this practical book provides tips on prioritizing caregiving tasks, balancing work and family responsibilities, navigating the complex maze of eldercare services along with downloadable forms, checklists, worksheets and action plans.


The Dementia Diaries. Matthew Snyman, $19.95 (ages 7-14)

Brie's Granddad has always been a serious man, never without a newspaper and knowing the answer to everything. But now he keeps losing track of the conversation, and honestly, Brie doesn't really know how to speak to him. At first, Fred was annoyed that Gramps had come to live with them, it meant he had to give up his room! But then he starts to enjoy watching old films with him and spending time together... although there's the small problem of Gramps calling him Simon.

Follow the stories of Brie, Fred, and other young carers as they try to understand and cope with their grandparents' dementia at all stages of the illness. Adapted from true stories, and supplemented with activities and discussion ideas, this book for children aged approximately 7-14 cuts to the truth of the experience of dementia and tackles stigma with a warm and open perspective.

Back to top

Early Psychosocial Interventions in Dementia: Evidence-Based Practice. Edited by Esme Moniz-Cook & Jill Manthorpe, $34.95

For the increasing number of people diagnosed with dementia each year, treatment in the early stages can make a significant difference to their quality of life. This book provides examples of psychosocial interventions: taking into consideration the individual, social and environmental aspects of the person's life.

It looks at ways of providing support at the time of diagnosis and goes on to explore a variety of interventions and services for the treatment of early dementia. The contributors describe interventions for both psychological and practical problems with case examples such as memory support groups, art therapies and assistive technologies for use in the home.


The Eldercare Handbook: Difficult Choices, Compassionate Solutions. Stella Mora Henry, $21.99

In this comprehensive and accessible guide, readers navigate the daunting logistics and powerful emotions of making care decisions for an elderly parent or loved one.


Eldercare 911: the Caregiver’s Complete Handbook for Making Decisions. Susan Beerman & Judith Rappaport-Musson, $28.00

ELDERCARE 911 offers step-by-step recommendations for over 200 situations, providing family caregivers and professionals with invaluable new insights and guidance for managing eldercare needs. Through a wealth of concrete information and practical, easy-to-follow solutions to nearly every problem, the book includes advice on:

  • How to Protect Yourself from “Toxic” Relatives — Learn how to survive the negative impact of know-it-alls, guilt trippers, parents in denial, and disappointers.
  • Aging in Place — Step-by-step recommendations to make remaining in the home a safe option, including insights into evaluating parents’ physical, psychological, emotional, and social needs.
  • Working Caregivers: A Balancing Act — Reduce stress and maximize time by learning how to prioritize conflicting responsibilities.
  • In Case of An Emergency — Learn how to prepare for unexpected problems and react without panic to reduce the stress of a variety of emergency situations.
  • Caregiver Voices — Caregivers share their wisdom to help others renew their strength and lighten their hearts.

Back to top

Emma’s Question. Catherine Urdahl, $10.50 (ages 4-7)

Emma’s grandmother is very sick and needs to stay in the hospital. When Emma comes to visit, she wants to ask her grandmother a very important question — but she’s afraid of what the answer might be.

This simple picture book helps young children address their concerns when a grandparent becomes ill As well it gives adult readers some insight into the emotions and fears illness can raise in children this age.


Financial Care for Your Aging Parent. Lise Adreana, $17.95

When you have an elderly parent whose finances need to be managed by you or someone else as a designated power of attorney, understanding the potential stress on your parentís (and possibly your own) finances and savings as he or she transitions into a new part of life and knowing how to manage financially can help ease difficult times. FINANCIAL CARE FOR YOUR AGING PARENT explains in easy-to-understand language how you can manage a parentís finances and ensure that the important things are taken care of.


Finding Life in the Land of Alzheimer’s: One Daughter’s Hopeful Story. Lauren Kessler, $15.50

Like many children of Alzheimer’s sufferers, Lauren Kessler, an accomplished journalist, was devastated by the disease that seemed to erase her mother’s identity even before claiming her life. But suppose people with Alzheimer’s are not slates wiped blank. Suppose they experience friendship and loss, romance and jealousy, joy and sorrow? To better understand this debilitating condition, Kessler enlists as a bottom-of-the-rung caregiver at an Alzheimer’s facility and learns lessons that challenge what we think we know about the disease. A compelling, clear-eyed, and emotionally resonant narrative, FINDING LIFE IN THE LAND OF ALZHEIMER'S offers a new optimistic look at what the disease can teach us and a much-needed tonic for those faced with providing care for someone they love.

Back to top

Grandma. Jessica Shepherd, $19.99

A sensitive picture book about a boy named Oscar, his beloved Grandma, and how things change as Grandma starts to behave differently.


Grandma's Box of Memories: Helping Grandma to Remember. Jean Demetris, $17.95 (4-7)

When Grandma starts to become forgetful, Alice and her family create a box of memories to remind her of all the good times they have shared together. Alice puts some pretty packets of seeds in the box, to remind Grandma of their happy times planting seeds and watching them grow into beautiful flowers. Her brother Harry puts some toy animals in the box, to remind Grandma of their fun trips to the zoo when the chimpanzees made them laugh. Grandpa puts a photo from their wedding day in the box, when Grandma looked so beautiful and happy. What a lot of wonderful memories in Grandma's box!

This beautifully-illustrated story helps to explain dementia to children aged 4 to 7 years in a gentle and engaging way, and prompts discussions about what children can do to help a grandparent living with dementia. It is an ideal starting point for family discussions and a book that dementia care professionals will want to recommend to the families they work with.

Back to top

Grandpa Has Changed. Pam Pollak, Meg Belviso & Marta Fàbrega, $8.50 (ages 4-8)

When a loved one has Alzheimer’s, we have to learn to deal with our feelings and the changing situation.


Grandpa Montyís Muddles. Marta Zafrilla, illustrated by Miguel Angel Diez, $16.95

When his grandfatherís memory starts to fail, young Oscar finds ways to help Grandpa remember — and to feel happy, and stay safe.


Healing Your Grief about Aging: 100 Practical Ideas on Growing Older with Confidence, Meaning, and Grace. Alan Wolfelt & Kirby Duvall, $12.95

This practical guide helps you acknowledge and mourn the many losses of aging, while also offering advice for living your best life. The 100 practical tips and activities address your physical, intellectual, emotional, social, and spiritual needs, helping you age authentically, and gracefully. Whether you just entered your fifties or are well on your way to the century mark, this book can help you find the path to follow for the rest of your life.

Back to top

Healthy Aging: a Lifelong Guide to Your Well-Being. Andrew Weil, $17.95

In each of his widely acclaimed, best-selling books, Dr. Andrew Weil has been an authoritative and companionable guide through a uniquely effective combination of traditional and nontraditional approaches to health and healthy living. Now he gives us a book about aging that is unlike any other. Drawing on the new science of biogerontology (the biology of aging) as well as on the secrets of healthy longevity ó diet, activity and attitude ó Dr. Weil explains that there are a myriad of things we can do to keep our bodies and minds in good working order through all phases of life. Hugely informative, practical, and uplifting, HEALTHY AGING is infused with the engaging candor and common sense that have made Dr. Weil our most trusted source on healthy living. 


Hearing the Person with Dementia: Person-Centered Approaches to Communication for Families and Caregivers. Bernie McCarthy, $20.95

Losing the ability to communicate can be a frustrating and difficult experience for people with dementia, their families and carers. As the illness progresses, the person with dementia may find it increasingly difficult to express themselves clearly and to understand what others say.

Written with both family and professional carers in mind, this book explains what happens to communication as dementia progresses, how this may affect an individual's memory, language and senses, and how carers might need to adapt their approach as a result. Advocating a person-centered approach to dementia care, the author describes methods of verbal and non-verbal communication, techniques for communicating with people who cannot speak or move easily, and strategies for communicating more effectively in specific day-to-day situations, including at mealtimes, helping the person with dementia to bathe or dress, and while out and about.


How to Care for Aging Parents. Virginia Morris, $23.95

A one-stop resource for all the medical, financial, housing, emotional and practical issues involved in eldercare.

Back to top

"I Don't Have Time for This!" A Compassionate Guide to Caring for Your Parents and Yourself. Katherine Arnup, $28.95

This compassionate book provides a roadmap for the journey into aging, illness, and dying that we will all travel ó ourselves and the people we love. With gentle persuasion and moving stories from her family, her clients, and her years as a hospice volunteer, Dr. Katherine Arnup shows how to overcome the fear of aging and loss so we can show up for the challenges in our lives. You will discover:

  • The ways to begin essential conversations with your parents Ė before itís too late!
  • The tools you need to survive and thrive as a caregiver
  • The keys to releasing guilt and regret
  • The joy thatís possible when you stop running from your life
  • The secret to asking for and receiving help
  • The rewards of being present with the people you love during the final chapter of their lives

Learning to Speak Alzheimer's: a Groundbreaking Approach for Everyone Dealing with the Disease. Joanne Koenig Coste, $19.95

Revolutionizing the way we perceive and live with Alzheimer's, Joanne Koenig Coste offers a practical approach to the emotional well-being of both patients and caregivers that emphasizes relating to patients in their own reality. Her accessible and comprehensive method, which she calls habilitation, works to enhance communication between caregivers and patients and has proven successful with thousands of people living with dementia. LEARNING TO SPEAK ALZHEIMER'S also offers hundreds of practical tips, including how to

  • cope with the diagnosis and adjust to the disease's progression
  • help the patient talk about the illness
  • face the issue of driving
  • make meals and bath times as pleasant as possible
  • adjust room design for the patient's comfort
  • deal with wandering, paranoia, and aggression

The Menopause Book. Pat Wingert  & Barbara Kantrowitz, $22.95

THE MENOPAUSE BOOK is the all-in-one bible for women approaching or experiencing menopause. Completely revised and updated, THE MENOPAUSE BOOK incorporates the most cutting-edge research on hormones and hormone therapy; hot flashes; heart disease and stroke; breast cancer in older women; and the subtle symptoms of ovarian cancer.  It also discusses new findings on why it's hard for menopausal women to lose weight; osteoporosis and estrogen; the interplay between migraines and hormones; panic attacks; and more. Of all the books on the market, this is the soundestóbased on science, the material is vetted by top authorities in the field, the facts are up to date, the writing engaging, the tone upbeat. It's the essential guide for every woman who wants to take charge of her health.

Back to top

Merck Manual of Health and Aging: the Complete Home Guide to Healthcare and Healthy Aging For Older People and Those Who Care About Them. $10.99

From one of the most trusted names in medical references comes an accessible, all-inclusive guide for older adults that shares what measures to take to optimize the aging process, prevent disease, and improve your overall health. Inside youíll discover clear, authoritative information on:

  • preventive medical care and good nutrition
  • common medical disorders in older adults
  • strategies for coping with disease
  • steps for finding the best in medical care
  • how to communicate with health care practitioners
  • the role of alternative and complementary medicine
  • the benefits and risks of medical tests
  • the challenges of caregiving and rehabilitation
  • safe, easy-to-follow cardio exercises

Also featuring candid essays by seniors who share their insights and personal experiences on growing older, THE MERCK MANUAL OF HEALTH & AGING is an essential home reference for making your later years truly golden.


Mind Over Menopause: The Complete Mind/Body Approach to Coping with Menopause . Herbert Benson, Leslee Kagan & Bruce Kessel, $29.99

Millions of women report the years after menopause as a time of increased confidence and feelings of empowerment. However, the menopause transition can be a difficult one. Maybe you've endured night sweats. Maybe you've begun asking friends and family, "Is it hot in here?" only to get a resounding "No." Maybe you're noticing that PMS is more than a monthly occurrence. If you're searching for a natural or integrated medical approach to navigate the midlife transition and improve your long-term health, you have picked up the right book. 

Based on groundbreaking programs developed by clinicians at the Mind/Body Medical Institute, including Dr. Herbert Benson, MIND OVER MENOPAUSE is the only book to combine the expertise of the Mind/Body Medical Institute, Harvard Medical School, and a leading member of the North American Menopause Society to create a complete plan for coping with menopause symptoms, so that all women can attain that confidence and enhance their midlife experience.

Back to top

Mom Minus Dad: the Essential Resource Guide for Busy Adults with a Newly Widowed Parent. Jamieson Haverkampf, $20.95

This helpful guide will help families find the resources and advice they need to help a newly widowed parent while balancing the demands of their own lives.


My Grandpa Had a Stroke. Dori Hillestad Butler, illustrated by Nicole Wong, $10.50 (ages 4 Ė 8)

Ryan loves spending Saturdays with his Grandpa, riding in the truck, stopping at Morrie's Diner for breakfast, and fishing on Hall Lake. But when his grandfather has a stroke, everything suddenly changes. Now Ryan is confused and scared. He's worried about his grandfather. And he missed the special bond they shared.

A comprehensive Note to Parents provides additional guidance, information, and resources.


My Mother, My Friend: the Ten Most Important Things to Talk About with Your Mother. Mary Marcdante, $17.75

Every woman has things that she wants to talk about with her mother — but can't. Big questions about health, aging and money, and even more personal issues about family secrets and Mom's relationship with Dad have made for extremely difficult conversations - until now. In MY MOTHER, MY FRIEND, communications expert and beloved national speaker Mary Marcdante demonstrates simple strategies and time-tested techniques for breaking down the barriers. She shows step by step how to build a more loving and authentic relationship with your mother by looking at such issues as Health and Sexuality; Money; Resolving Conflict; Family Secrets; Spirituality ... and more.

Back to top

Necessary Conversations Between Adult Children and Their Aging Parents. Gerald Kaufman & Marlene Kaufman, $12.95

Suggestions for discussing finances, medical care, driving, and living arrangements — before the crises hit.


Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause. The Boston Womenís Health Collective, $19.99

For decades, millions of women have relied on OUR BODIES, OURSELVES to provide the most comprehensive, honest, and accurate information on women's health. Now, in Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause, the editors of the classic guide discuss the transition of menopause. OUR BODIES, OURSELVES: MENOPAUSE provides an in-depth look at subjects such as hormone therapy and sexuality as well as proven strategies for coping with challenges like hot flashes, mood swings, and night sweats. In clear, accessible language, the book dispels menopause myths and provides crucial information that women can use to take control of their own health and get the best care possible. 


Our Turn to Parent: Shared Experiences and Practical Advice on Caring for Aging Parents in Canada. Barbara Dunn & Linda Scott, $24.95

No one can anticipate what it will be like for you the day you discover you must become a caregiver for one or both of your parents. As you begin to care for them, you will be filled with questions and looking for advice. OUR TURN TO PARENT shows you how to work with your parent to become their caregiver and their champion, and it provides the tools you need to make decisions and feel confident that you are doing right by your aging parents. OUR TURN TO PARENT also includes a thorough caregivers’ guide to resources available in Canada today.

Back to top

Questions to Bring You Closer to Grandma & Grandpa: 100 + Conversation Starters for Grandchildren and Their Grandparents. Stuart Gustafson & Robyn Freedman Spizman, $10.99

QUESTIONS TO BRING YOU CLOSER TO YOUR GRANDMA & GRANDPA promises to open up your relationship and strengthen the bond between you. This wonderful little book will help you gain a deeper understanding of your family and its history. With plenty of space to write in, it will be a keepsake for years to come.


Remember Me? Alzheimer’s through the Eyes of a Child. Sue Glass, $16.95

A little girl tries to understand what’s wrong with her grandfather – hoping it’s not something she did.


Remembering for Both of Us: a Child Learns about Alzheimer's. Charlotte Wood, illustrated by Dennis Auth, $18.50

Tasha loves her grandfather, and she knows that PaPa loves her. But lately, PaPa has begun to forget things. He's often confused and upset. Sometimes, he doesn't even recognize his own family. How can Tasha's grandmother help her see that while PaPa is changing, his love for Tasha has not? Remembering for Both of Us is a touching story of a child's first glimpse of Alzheimer's and a reminder that ties of the heart transcend age and illness.

Back to top

Tangles: a Story about Alzheimer’s, My Mother and Me. Sarah Levitt, $23.95

What do you do when your outspoken, passionate, and quick-witted mother starts fading into a forgetful, fearful woman? In this powerful graphic memoir, Sarah Leavitt reveals how Alzheimer’s disease transformed her mother Midge — and her family — forever.

In spare black and white drawings and clear, candid prose, Sarah shares her family’s journey through a harrowing range of emotions — shock, denial, hope, anger, frustration — all the while learning to cope, and managing to find moments of happiness. TANGLES provides a window on the complexity of Alzheimer’s disease, and gradually opens a knot of moments, memories, and dreams to reveal a bond between a mother and a daughter that will never come apart.


Understanding Behaviour in Dementia that Challenges: a Guide to Assessment and Treatment. Ian Andrew James, $29.95

Behaviours that challenge can significantly interfere with the quality of life of a person with dementia, as well as that of those who live with and care for them. Yet there is a great deal of confusion surrounding how such behaviours should be addressed. This book provides theory and practical guidance on the assessment and treatment of behaviours that challenge in dementia. The author describes the different categories and causes of challenging behaviour, and provides tried-and-tested models which will aid identification, assessment and treatment. A thorough evaluation of the use of psychotropic medication is provided, as well as of a wide range of psychological and biopsychosocial interventions.

This will be an invaluable resource for any professional involved in the assessment and treatment of behaviours that challenge in people with dementia, including psychiatrists, psychologists, community psychiatric nurses, GPs and occupational therapists. It will also be of interest to those involved in commissioning, providing and managing services.


What Every Caregiver Needs to Know About Alzheimer's Disease DVD.  Attainment Company, $84.95 DVD format, 75 minutes

A video-based teaching tool for professional and family caregivers on DVD. Featuring Drs. Kim and Gail Petersen, experts on dementia training.

The video has four sections: MCI, Early, Moderate and Severe Cognitive Disability. Physical changes in the brain, cognitive capabilities and behavioral manifestations are covered. The program includes real family profiles, actors portraying common dementia behaviors, and interviews with real caregivers.

Back to top

When I’m Gone: Practical Notes for Those You Leave Behind. Kathleen Fraser, $19.95

A fill-in book and resource manual to help family members better handle the details of life when someone dies or has to be away from home for extended periods of time. Includes space to give contact information, location of key documents, wills and living wills, medical records, child and pet care instructions, finances and property, home and vehicle maintenance, computer passwords and special notations.


Where to Go From Here. James Birren & Linda Feldman, $14.99

Jim Birren, the pioneer of guided autobiography, has developed a remarkable process that encourages people to take stock of their lives so they can move forward, reinvigorated, into a vital, rewarding future. An inspiring book with pointed questions and inspirational insights, WHERE TO GO FROM HERE gives us a way to grow positively into the second half of life.


The Wisdom of Menopause: Creating Physical and Emotional Health During the Change, Revised. Christiane Northrup, $25.00

The Wisdom of Menopause challenges convention with this inspiring look at one of the most commonly misunderstood female health issues. The “change” is not simply a collection of physical symptoms to be “fixed,” Dr. Northrup claims, but a mind/body revolution that brings the greatest opportunity for growth since adolescence. The choices a woman makes now have the power to secure her health and well-being for the rest of her life. Dr. Northrup shows women how they can make menopause a time of personal empowerment and positive energy — emerging wiser, healthier, and stronger in both mind and body than ever before.

Back to top

Complete Booklist

Aging

Can I Tell You about Parkinsonís Disease? A Guide for Family, Friends and Carers. Alan Hultquist, $13.95

The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Menopause. Holly Thacker, $18.95

Dr. Susan Love's Menopause and Hormone Book: Making Informed Choices All the Facts about the New Hormone Replacement Therapy Studies. Susan Love & Karen Lindsey, $20.00

Healing Your Grief about Aging: 100 Practical Ideas on Growing Older with Confidence, Meaning, and Grace. Alan Wolfelt & Kirby Duvall, $12.95

Healthy Aging: a Lifelong Guide to Your Well-Being. Andrew Weil, $17.95

The Menopause Book. Pat Wingert  & Barbara Kantrowitz, $22.95

Merck Manual of Health and Aging: the Complete Home Guide to Healthcare and Healthy Aging For Older People and Those Who Care About Them. $10.99

Mind Over Menopause: The Complete Mind/Body Approach to Coping with Menopause . Herbert Benson, Leslee Kagan & Bruce Kessel, $29.99

Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause. The Boston Women's Health Collective, $19.99

When Iím Gone: Practical Notes for Those You Leave Behind. Kathleen Fraser, $19.95

Where to Go From Here: Discovering Your Own Lifeís Wisdom in the Second Half of Your Life. James Birren & Linda Feldman, $14.99

The Wisdom of Menopause: Creating Physical and Emotional Health During the Change, Revised. Christiane Northrup, $25.00

Back to top

Eldercare

A Bittersweet Season: Caring for Our Aging Parents ó and Ourselves. Jane Cross, $18.95

Caregiver's Guide for Canadians. Rick Lauber, $17.95

The Caregiving Wifeís Handbook: Caring for Your Seriously Ill Husband, Caring for Yourself. Diana Denholm, $18.50

Caring for Your Parents: the Complete Family Guide. Hugh Delehanty & Elinor Ginzler, $15.50

The Complete Eldercare Planner: Where to Start, Which Questions to Ask and How to Find Help. Joy Loverde, $22.95

The Eldercare Handbook: Difficult Choices, Compassionate Solutions. Stella Mora Henry, $21.99

Eldercare 911: the Caregiverís Complete Handbook for Making Decisions. Susan Beerman & Judith Rappaport-Musson, $28.00

Financial Care for Your Aging Parent. Lise Adreana, $17.95

How to Care for Aging Parents. Virginia Morris, $23.95

"I Don't Have Time for This!" A Compassionate Guide to Caring for Your Parents and Yourself. Katherine Arnup, $28.95

Mom Minus Dad: the Essential Resource Guide for Busy Adults with a Newly Widowed Parent. Jamieson Haverkampf, $20.95

My Mother, My Friend: the Ten Most Important Things to Talk About with Your Mother. Mary Marcdante, $17.75

Necessary Conversations Between Adult Children and Their Aging Parents. Gerald Kaufman & Marlene Kaufman, $12.95

Our Turn to Parent: Shared Experiences and Practical Advice on Caring for Aging Parents in Canada. Barbara Dunn & Linda Scott, $24.95

Back to top

Alzheimer's & Dementia

Can I Tell You about Dementia? A Guide for Family, Friends, and Carers. Jude Welton, $13.95

Early Psychosocial Interventions in Dementia: Evidence-Based Practice. Edited by Esme Moniz-Cook & Jill Manthorpe, $34.95

Finding Life in the Land of Alzheimerís: One Daughterís Hopeful Story. Lauren Kessler, $15.50

Healing Your Grieving Heart When Someone You Love Has Alzheimer's: 100 Practical Ideas for Families, Friends and Caregivers. Alan Wolfelt & Kirby Duvall, $12.95

Hearing the Person with Dementia: Person-Centered Approaches to Communication for Families and Caregivers. Bernie McCarthy, $20.95

Learning to Speak Alzheimer's: a Groundbreaking Approach for Everyone Dealing with the Disease. Joanne Koenig Coste, $19.95

Remembering for Both of Us: a Child Learns about Alzheimer's. Charlotte Wood, illustrated by Dennis Auth, $18.50

Tangles: a Story about Alzheimerís, My Mother and Me. Sarah Levitt, $23.95

Understanding Behaviour in Dementia that Challenges: a Guide to Assessment and Treatment. Ian Andrew James, $29.95

What Every Caregiver Needs to Know About Alzheimer's Disease DVD.  Attainment Company, $84.95 DVD format, 75 minutes

Back to top

Books for Kids

Always My Grandpa: a Story for Children about Alzheimerís Disease. Linda Scacco, $12.50 (ages 6-10)

The Dementia Diaries. Matthew Snyman, $19.95 (ages 7-14)

Emmaís Question. Catherine Urdahl, $10.50 (ages 4-7)

Grandma. Jessica Shepherd, $19.99

Grandma's Box of Memories: Helping Grandma to Remember. Jean Demetris, $17.95 (4-7)

Grandpa Has Changed. Pam Pollak, Meg Belviso & Marta Fŗbrega, $8.50 (ages 4-8)

Grandpa Montyís Muddles. Marta Zafrilla, illustrated by Miguel Angel Diez, $16.95

My Grandpa Had a Stroke. Dori Hillestad Butler, illustrated by Nicole Wong, $10.50 (ages 4 Ė 8)

Now One Foot, Now the Other. Tomie dePaola, $22.00 (grandparent has a stroke) (ages  4-10)

Questions to Bring You Closer to Grandma & Grandpa: 100 + Conversation Starters for Grandchildren and Their Grandparents. Stuart Gustafson & Robyn Freedman Spizman, $10.99

Remember Me? Alzheimerís through the Eyes of a Child. Sue Glass, $16.95

Whatís Happening to Grandpa? Maria Shriver, $22.95 (Alzheimerís) (ages 5 - 10)

Back to top

Didn't find it...?
Not sure...?
Need a suggestion...?

There are over 10,000 titles listed on our website and more than 35,000 titles in our inventory. If you haven't found what you want on the website — and it's one of our specialties — chances are good that we carry it, or can get it for you. Just let us know what you're looking for.

Call us toll-free 1-800-209-9182 or e-mail

PARENTBOOKS is pleased to invoice institutions. Please inquire regarding terms and discounts. Shop in person, by phone, fax, mail or e-mail . VISA, Mastercard and Interac are welcome. We are open from 10:30 to 6:00 Monday through Friday and from 11:00 to 5:00 on Saturday.

Canadian flagAll prices are in Canadian dollars and are subject to change without notice.



Parentbooks Home

 

 

 

 

 

 

Address: 121 Harbord Street,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1G9

Phone: 416-537-8334

Fax: 416-537-9499

Toll-free: 1-800-209-9182

E-mail:   Inquiries    Sales

Open 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed Sunday

Copyright © 2002-2016 Parentbooks
E-mail questions or comments about this site


Finding Parentbooks