Books tagged: hospice

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Illuminating the Twilight
Price: Free! Words: 98,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
This work is freely given and has particular value for those traveling through the end of life. A scan of four thousand years of extant literature reveals that the emotional experiences of dying individuals has always been and continues to be the poetic expression of the human body itself. This project showcases the wisdom literature found in the collective voices of our human ancestors
The Landscapes of Our Patients' Journeys
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,980. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
How do we know that our conversations and interactions with those at the end of life are relevant and helpful? What can we do and say that helps them feel we are present with them as they enter another reality and "talk" to people on the other side, go through the motions of eating with people on the other side and hear from them? This book addressses these behaviors.
Somewhere In Between: The Hokey Pokey, Chocolate Cake and The Shared Death Experience
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
Somewhere In Between contains lighthearted true life stories from the author’s firsthand experience at the bedsides of family and friends who were dying. The primary story is the most extensively documented Shared Death Experience to date, and details what it was like for Lizzy to receive psychic messages from spirits and her aunt.
The Wisdom of Death: Six Paths to Understanding Loss and Grief
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,720. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011 by Fifthook Media, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
The Wisdom of Death is a concise, systematic, and practical guide to understanding the loss process. Packed with wisdom, practical advice and a spiritual view, it is a must read for anyone, who has lost a loved one through death.
A Successful Life
Price: Free! Words: 61,840. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
A Successful Life presents five principles for living a successful life as derived from the perspective, reflections, and regrets of dying hospice patients. Their message is a simple one about the meaning of life, yet hidden within their message is a scientific secret so powerful that it literally increases our odds of success. Start living the life you deserve. Start living a successful life.
Living Wills: VA Guide on How to Prepare a Personalized Living Will, Planning for Medical Decisions - Your Life, Your Choices - Choices About Death and Dying, Advance Directive, Power of Attorney
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
This workbook provides detailed advice about preparing living wills and advance directives, with information about potential illnesses and medical events such as terminal illness, advanced cancer, coma, stroke, and dementia.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The is a moving book of poetry by an upstate New York hospice Chaplain. The poems about true experiences from working with terminally ill patients. Most of the poems are written in an Ancient Japanese style called a Haibun. A Haibun is a combination of a brief narrative plus a Haiku. As you might expect many of the stories are moving but surprisingly there is also humor. Enjoy
Finding Frances
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,440. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
Finding Frances is a powerful exploration of medical ethics and family loyalties in the 21st century. Fiction based on true events. "How does each person want to live? How would they want to die? Van Dyck brings these questions smoothly to the surface without ever pushing an agenda or setting up arguments." (The Washington Times)
21st Century Understanding Cancer Toolkit: Coping with Advanced Cancer - Metastatic Cancer, Caregiver Support, Palliative Care and Hospice, Advance Directives, End-of-Life Care, Pain Control, Grief
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 237,510. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
This massive guide, with over 600 pages and 23 chapters, has authoritative information and practical advice from the nation's cancer experts about advanced cancer, with valuable information for patients, families, and caregivers about every aspect of metastatic disease.
RESTORING HOPE: A Guidebook for Grief Care Counselors
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 19,660. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
A unique guidebook for individuals and caregivers who deal with children and families facing difficult moments of life.