Adding quality to days when it matters most.

The Caregiver Resource Center

Caregiver2In addition to hospice services, we also maintain a lending library of information. The Caregiver Resource Center, located at 1810 Moran Street, Idaho Falls, ID is available to anyone. You will find information about hospice services, and also information about diseases, grief management and other family support issues.

Our library of materials is available to assist physicians, caregivers, patients and the community in understanding end-of-life issues ranging from the emotional cost of caregiving to the correct way to lift a non-ambulatory patient. These materials are offered without charge to anyone. You may also view DVDs/videos at our facility if you prefer. You may view available titles of printed materials and videos at the links below. To check out a book, pamphlet or video, call us at (208) 529-0342 or email us here.

Book Library

Abuse

TITLE TYPE DESCRIPTION
A Silence to Be Broken B Hope for those caught in the web of incest.
I Can Say No (copy 1) B A child’s book about drug abuse.
I Can Say No (copy 2) B A child’s book about drug abuse.
In The Name of Submission B A painful look at wife battering, helping the abuse victim think through her fears, then take action.
Invisible Wounds B What every woman should know about sexual assault.
Wrestling Till dawn B A book that wrestles with the psychological pain of mental or physical suffering

Caregiver

TITLE TYPE DESCRIPTION
AIDS and the Hospice Community B Addressing the issues that a hospice confronts when providing care for persons with AIDS.
AIDS Caregivers’ Handbook B Covers all aspects of AIDS, scientific, medical, psychological, symptoms, medications and more.
Always on Call B When illness turns families into caregivers.
And Thou Shalt Honor B Page after page of useful advice, information and practical support for anyone in a care giving situation.
And Thou Shalt Honor B Page after page of useful advice, information and practical support for anyone in a care giving situation.
Annie and the Old One B Young Annie learns about life’s wisdom and love from her elderly grandmother.
Being A Wounded Healer B How to heal ourselves while we are healing others
Called to Care B A book that will help individuals and groups to form a fuller understanding and realization of what it means to be cared for and to care for others.
Care giving and Loss B Family needs and professional responses.
Care giving: Hospice Proven B Practical, easy to follow advice, a holistic approach to treating the infirm or the terminally ill.
Care giving: Hospice Proven B Practical, easy to follow advice, a holistic approach to treating the infirm or the terminally ill.
Care giving: The Spiritual Journey B A poignant, wise view of care giving that is both practical and spiritual.
Care of the Patient with a Stroke B A handbook for the patient’s family and the nurse.
Caregivers’ Journey B When you love someone with AIDS. Tells caregivers what they need to know.
Caring Enough to Confront B How to understand and express your deepest feelings toward others.
Caring for the Terminally Ill Patient at Home B A very informational handbook that covers questions the caregiver may have about the terminally ill.
Caring For Your Elderly Parent B By 2030, 65 million people in the United States will be 65 years or older. So the number of families with elderly parents to care for continues to increase dramatically. How do you plan to care for your parents as they grow older?
Choosing a Nursing Home B Questions to ask, becoming informed, comparing facilities, making adjustments and much more.
Christian Care giving: A way of life B Christian Care giving- A Way of Life will challenge and equip you to care for others in a distinctively Christian way.
Clinical Guide to Supportive Care HIV B Management, Psychosocial, Cultural and Ethical Issues for care at the end of life for advanced HIV/AIDS.
Coming Home B
Coming of Age with Aging Parents (copy 1) B Real life stories of the bungles, battles, and blessings of the eldercare experience.
Coming of Age with Aging Parents (copy 2) B Real life stories of the bungles, battles, and blessings of the eldercare experience.
Coping with Caregiver Worries B A treasure trove of information that will make you laugh, and make you think
Coping with Parkinson’s Disease B A guide to help families, caregivers and friends adjust to those affected by Parkinson’s disease.
Creating Moments of Joy B A journal for caregivers for the persons with Alzheimer’s or dementia.
Creative Care giving B An exceptional resource for time deprived, energy depleted caregivers
Eighty-Eight Easy-To-Make Aids For Older B Step by step instructions for a host of solutions to the problems of daily living.
Guided Journal for Caregivers (copy 1) B Provides a variety of tools to help reduce stress, increase well being, and enjoy creative expression.
Guided Journal for Caregivers (copy 2) B Provides a variety of tools to help reduce stress, increase well being, and enjoy creative expression.
Hard Choices for Loving People B
Healing the Dying B When we are called to be with a person who is dying, how can we be with those who are ready to die?
Home Sweet Home B How to help older adults live independently.
How to Be a People Helper B Become more sensitive to the feelings, needs, and pains of the people around you and learn how to deal with people-problem” crises.
In The Light of Dying B The moving narrative of a hospice volunteer who worked with dying patients in their homes.
Lives in Balance B
Magic of Humor in Care giving B A lighthearted approach to life’s serious problems, “laughter is music to the soul.”
Melissa The Story of a very Special Baby B The heartwarming story of adoptive parents and their love for a special child.
Palliative Care B
Positive Caregiver Attitudes B A guide to keeping positive attitudes and expectations, with thought provoking questions and answers.
Quick Tip For Caregivers B A sensible, useful, and easy to follow book that you will need every day in a user-friendly format.
Quick Tips for Caregivers Workbook (copy 1 B Helps caregivers to master the skills and procedures necessary to provide safe and compassionate care.
Quick Tips for Caregivers Workbook (copy 2) B Helps caregivers to master the skills and procedures necessary to provide safe and compassionate care.
The Life of Elisabeth Kubler- Ross B The authors groundbreaking work made with the terminally ill that has made a lasting impact on the world.
The Power of Affirming Touch B How reaching out to one another brings us hope, health, and healing.
We Care Series – Pressure Sore B
When Love Gets Tough B The nursing home decision, healing insights in a warm, conversational style.

Coping

SUBCATEGORY TITLE TYPE DESCRIPTION
General Carpe Diem B Making the most of every day with a serious illness.
Humor Is Your Glass Laugh Full B Some thoughts on seeing the humor in life.
Stress Help for Families of the Terminally Ill B Practical means of coping and triumphing over this potentially devastating ordeal.
Stress Life after Loss B A personal guide dealing with death, divorce, job change and relocation .
Stress Talking about Divorce and Separation B Straightforward and sensitive, a book about you, your children and your unique situation.
Before & After Zachariah B One families story about a different kind of courage with a severely handicapped child.
Empty Arms B Emotional support for those who have suffered miscarriage or stillbirth.
Empty Cradle, Broken Heart B
Giving Sorrow Words B Poems of strength and solace.
Healing Conversations B What to say when you don’t know what to say.
Healing Family The Simonton Approach (1) B A positive approach to how families can work together to create a healing environment for serous illness,
Healing Family The Simonton Approach (2) B A positive approach to how families can work together to create a healing environment for serous illness,
Illness, Madness and Economics B A combination of stories and poems about devotion, caring and courage. Full of surprises!
Laura’s Psalm B A no-holds-barred story of parents who struggle with the realities of life as they raise two retarded children.
Picking Up The Pieces B A story of strength and a story of victory after personal loss.
When Pregnancy Fails(Copy 2) B Families coping with miscarriage, stillbirth, and infant death.

Death & Dying

TITLE TYPE DESCRIPTION
A Grief Observed B A very personal, anguished. luminous little book about the meaning of death, marriage and religion.
A Labor of Love B How to write a eulogy.
About Dying B Designed to provide a shared experience between the adult and child in dealing with difficult life situations.
Affairs in Order (Copy1) B A complete resource guide to death and dying.
Affairs in Order (Copy2) B A complete resource guide to death and dying.
Complete Book Of Counseling The Dying and Grieving B A book of practical counseling tools, inspiring patient stories, and edifying quotations
Concerning Death: a Practical Guide B A book of essays on subjects such as grief, children and death, talking to a dying person, with various religious perspectives.
Death and Dying Theory/Research/Practice B Theoretical discussions, attitudes and responses toward death.
Death and Identity B
Death Interpretations B The shock of death never ceases to amaze us, and how we react is intriguing.
Death Society and Human Experience B This third edition book examines in detail natural death through the funeral process, grieving and acceptance.
Death The Coping Mechanism B Coping mechanisms of the health professional.
Death The Final Stage of Growth B Death is inevitable, and we must face the question of how to deal with it.
Death, Dying and the Biological Revolution B The quest to answer the moral and ethical issues of death.
Death, The Final Stage of Growth B
Dying in the Human Life Cycle B The psychological, biomedical, and social perspective on the subject of death.
Easing the Passage B “Prearranging death,” via a living will, personal medical mandate and other legal and ethical resources.
Ethnic Variations in Dying, Death & Grief B For professionals in the field of death and dying for people with various cultural and ethnic patterns that are different from the standard and dominant here in the United states.
Explaining Death to Children B In the midst of tragedy, children need help to explain and accept more maturely the meaning of death.
Facing Death from a Christian Perspective B The decisions which death demands.
Final Gifts (copy 1) B Understanding the special awareness, needs, and communications of the dying.
Final Gifts (copy 2) B Understanding the special awareness, needs, and communications of the dying.
Free Fall B A testimony of a tough minded, tender woman who had the courage to deal with death with integrity.
Gone From My Sight B
Handbook of Adolescent Death B
How Do I Live When I Know I’m Going to Die B Thoughts and insights about life’s most challenging passage and America’s last taboo.
Life & Loss B Meet today’s world, today’s needs and today’s children with a new way of seeing and understanding.
Life and Death B
Living When a Loved One has Died B A useful source of practical aid in helping to cope with all facets of death in the family.
Living Your Dying B This book is about the experience of dying, it’s intended for all of us who one day will die.
Loving Trust B The right way to provide for yourself and guarantee the future of your loved ones.
Moments of Grace – Lessons from Grace B The story of personal rebirth when confronting physical death.
Next Place B Very simply stated, the author has captured thoughts and beautiful illustration of the place after death.
On Death and Dying (copy 1) B Her life has purpose, vision, and commitment. A life made meaningful by helping others cope with death.
On Death and Dying (copy 2) B Her life has purpose, vision, and commitment. A life made meaningful by helping others cope with death.
On Death and Dying (copy 3) B Her life has purpose, vision, and commitment. A life made meaningful by helping others cope with death.
On the Wings of a Butterfly B Illustrated story about life and death for younger children.
One You Love is Dying (copy 1) B 12 thoughts to guide you on the journey.
One You Love is Dying (copy 2) B 12 thoughts to guide you on the journey.
One You Love is Dying (copy 3) B 12 thoughts to guide you on the journey.
Quest The Life of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross B
Questions & Answers on Death Dying B Accepting the end of life and the special difficulties surrounding death.
Saying Goodbye En Espanol B
Saying Good-bye to Grandma B Seven year old Suzie goes to Grandmas funeral not knowing what to expect.
So That Your Values Live On B Ethical wills and how to prepare them.
Someone You Love is Dying B
Stay of Execution B A memoir, what it means to live with a terminal disease and confront the daily prospect of ones own death.
Talking about Death (Copy 2) B This book makes an important contribution to demystifying death and dignifying this extraordinary and sacred process.
Talking about Death(Copy 1) B This book makes an important contribution to demystifying death and dignifying this extraordinary and sacred process.
Talking to Children About Death (Copy 1) B How to help your child cope with a loss.
Talking to Children About Death (Copy 2+A20) B How to help your child cope with a loss.
Tao of Dying B The inspiration for this book comes from the dying themselves.
Unplugged B Reclaiming our right to die in America
What Dying People Want B Practical wisdom for the end of life.
What’s Heaven B A starting point for parents who must talk about the difficult topic of death with their children.
When Someone is Very Sick (A25Copy 2) B This book allows the child to become comfortable with loss on their own terms.
When Someone is Very Sick (Copy 1) B This book allows the child to become comfortable with loss on their own terms.
When You Know You’re Dying B Twelve thoughts to guide you through the days ahead.
When Your Loved One Is Dying B The authors wise words combine firm guidance with gentle reassurance.
Who Decides If You Can’t B

Grief

SUBCATEGORY TITLE TYPE DESCRIPTION
Children 35 Ways to Help a Grieving Child B
Children A Childs View of Grief B A practical guide for adults who wish to assist bereaved children.
Children Answers to a Childs Questions About Death B This booklet is meant to help younger children cope in healthy, intelligent ways with the shock of a lobed one’s death.
Children Children Facing Grief B Letters from bereaved brothers and sisters who have lost a sibling from various circumstances.
Children Children Mourning (copy 1) B A useful introduction about children and their understanding and reaction to illness, death and grieving.
Children Children Mourning (copy 2) B A useful introduction about children and their understanding and reaction to illness, death and grieving.
Children Children Mourning (copy 3) B A useful introduction about children and their understanding and reaction to illness, death and grieving.
Children Gone Too Soon B The life and loss of infants and unborn children.
Children Good Grief for Kids B A journal to help children cope with their grief during times of loss.
Children Guiding Children Through Grief B A resource book recommended to help young children cope with death, dying and grief.
Children How Do We Tell the Children B A step-by-step guide for helping children from two to teen cope when someone dies.
Children I Had a Friend Named Peter B Talking to children about the death of a friend.
Children Last Goodbye I B Books that allow a child to become comfortable with loss on terms of their own.
Children Last Goodbye II B The next booklet in the series as mentioned above.
Children Learning to Say Good-by (copy 1) B The author discusses all stages of grief that children need to go through when a parent dies.
Children Learning To Say Goodbye (copy 2) B The author discusses all stages of grief that children need to go through when a parent dies.
Children Tear Soup (copy 2) B Affirms the bereaved, educates the unbereaved and is a building block for children when dealing with grief.
Children The Krystal Promise B How does a grief-stricken mother reconcile herself to the tragic loss of her child?
Children This Book is For All Kids B
Children Turning Toward the Morning B Stories of parents who have lost a child to illness, accidental death, and suicide.
Children Ultimate Loss B Coping with the death of a child.
Children What Do I Tell My Children B
Children When a Loved One Dies-A Family Guide B Helping a child cope with the death of a loved one.
Children When Children Die B
General Anatomy of Bereavement B A compassionate book that shows people at all stages of life how to cope with grief, loss and pain.
General Beyond Grief B A guide for recovering from the death of a loved one.
General By Death or Divorce..It Hurts To Lose B This exceptional book is for those who find themselves alone again.
General Comforting Those Who Grieve B A compassionate guide for ministers, counselors, family and friends.
General Companion Through The darkness B An intimate, profound guide that captures the contradictory, wrenching and chaotic emotions of grief.
General Continuing Bonds B Described by the author as a learning tool for new understandings of grief.
General Different Paths Toward Healing B The experience and healing of a man’s grief.
General Don’t Take My Grief Away (copy 1) B What to do when you lose a loved one.
General Don’t Take My Grief Away (copy 2) B What to do when you lose a loved one.
General Early Winter B Learning to live, love and laugh again after a painful loss.
General Gender and Cultural Differences in Grief B Booklet #3 that talks about gender and cultural differences in times of grief.
General Getting Through the Night B Finding your way after the loss of a loved one.
General Gift of Significance B A collection of stories that walks people through a loss, written by a minister.
General Gift of Significance B A collection of stories that walks people through a loss, written by a minister.
General Good Grief. B This book describes what happens to us whenever we lose someone or something important.
General Grief Counseling and Grief Therapy B A guidebook for the mental health practitioner.
General Healing Power of Grief B The long and solitary process about grieving after death.
General How can I Help? B 12 things to do when someone you know suffers a loss.
General How to Go on Living B When someone you knows dies.
General How to Survive the Loss of a Love(Copy1) B This book gives the reader what he or she needs at each step in the process of recovering from a loss
General How Will I Get Through the Holidays B 12 ideas for those whose loved one has died.
General I Know How You Feel B How to approach the bereaved person and avoid the cliches of grief.
General If There’s Anything I can Do B A practical guide for helping others cope with grief.
General In My Mother’s Kitchen B Focusing on the steps of recalling, recording and celebrating memories that shaped a life.
General It Takes A Village To Say Goodbye B A book of resources for family and friends of the terminally ill and grieving
General Learning To Say Goodbye Dealing With B Dealing with the normal and natural emotions of losing someone to death.
General Letting Go With Love B A very easy readable book on the grieving process.
General Life is Goodbye, Life is Hello B Grieving well through all kinds of loss.
General Life Without Lisa B
General Live With Loss B How to face many kinds of loss, with tears, smiles, laughter and courage.
General Living With Grief at Work, At School(Copy1) B For those facing challenges with returning to work, school and at worship.
General Living With Grief at Work, At School(Copy2) B For those facing challenges with returning to work, school and at worship.
General Living With Grief When Illness is Prolonged B A perspective on living and learning the reality of a loved one’s dying.
General Living With Grief, Who We Are (copy 1) B How we go through the grieving process, with focus on ethnicity, culture and gender differences.
General Living With Grief, Who We Are (copy 2) B How we go through the grieving process, with focus on ethnicity, culture and gender differences.
General Memento Solace for Grieving B Poetry that celebrates life, while expressing the poignancy of its loss.
General Mourning & Mitzvah B A guided journal for walking the mourner’s path through grief to healing.
General No Time for Goodbyes B Coping with sorrow, anger and injustice after a tragic death.
General Overcoming Loss B A sensitive approach that will help you to overcome loss, to accept, and gradually to recover.
General Thought a Week Guides: How to Cope B Coping with the loss of someone you love and learning from the experience to enrich your life.
General Time to Mourn, Time to Dance (copy 1) B Grief that comes with death, divorce, unemployment and other important losses that impact our lives.
General Time to Mourn, Time to Dance (copy 2) B Grief that comes with death, divorce, unemployment and other important losses that impact our lives.
General Time to Mourn, Time to Dance (copy 3) B Grief that comes with death, divorce, unemployment and other important losses that impact our lives.
General To Comfort To Honor B A guide to personalizing rituals for the passing of a loved one.
General To Touch a Grieving Heart B
General Understanding Mourning B Dr. Davidson offers the latest findings and most helpful guidelines for healthy mourning and returning to a reorganized life.
General What Can I say? B A best selling guide has shown thousands of people how to play a key role in the healing of friends and family.
General When a Loved One Dies B The journey of bereavement when a loved one dies.
General When Mourning Dawns B Comparing the pattern of mourning to the rhythm of the seasons with quotations from many sources.
General When Someone Dies B A counselor offers help in dealing with the confusion and hurt felt by children and adults alike.
General Why Did Daddy Die? B
General Working Through Your Grief B
Parents Help for Bereaved Parents B This book sensitively offers concern, help, and suggestions for recovery for husbands and wives.
Parents Jonathan You Left Too Soon B Three year old Jonathon has died, taken from his grief stricken parents.
Parents Meditations for Bereaved Parents B Mothers and fathers share their anguish and anger and their insights that have enabled them to heal to smile and love again.
Parents Miscarriage A Shattered Dream B Offers a compelling and insightful perspective on the loss of miscarriage.
Parents Sad But O.K., My Daddy Died Today B The author shares the thoughts and feelings that befell her family when faced with the death of the father.
Parents Strong and Tender B A touching guide for the father whose baby has died.
Parents The Bereaved Parent B A book of counsel for those who suffer this heartbreaking experience.
Parents The Christmas Box B The touching story of a widow and the young family who moves in with her, and Christmas.
Spouse (A) Man’s Grief B An introductory map of grief: What it is, how to gauge it, and the mechanics of healing.
Spouse Bereavement Studies of Grief In Adult Life B This book is based on research over 12 years into the feelings and reactions of widows.
Spouse Grieving: a Love Story B Intertwines two tales: one about a couples last months together, the other about devastation after death.
Spouse Meditations for the Widowed B Written by 33 men and women whose spouses have died, who share their pain, anger and despair.
Spouse Swallowed by a Snake B
Spouse When Men Grieve B
Spouse Widow B Lynn Caine’s story is a courageous one that can serve to enlighten us all.
Spouse Widowed B Dr. Joyce Brothers compassionate insight on confronting grief and loss and emotions.
Spouse Widowing B
Suicide After Suicide (copy 1) B This guide offers information for those struggling to cope in the aftermath of a suicide.
Suicide After Suicide (copy 2) B This guide offers information for those struggling to cope in the aftermath of a suicide.
Suicide Suicide of a Child B For parents whose child who has committed suicide.
Suicide Suicide, Prevention, Intervention, Prevention B The classic guide to understanding and coping with suicide.
Suicide Suicide, Prevention, Intervention, Prevention B The classic guide to understanding and coping with suicide.
Youth Helping Teens Cope With Death B Outlines the many thoughts, challenges and reactions unique to teens grieving a death.
Youth Helping The Grieving Student B A guide for teachers.

Health Care

SUBCATEGORY TITLE TYPE DESCRIPTION
Heart Heart Failure Society Modules 1-7 B Series of 7 pamphlets dedicated to enhancing quality and duration of life for patients with heart failure and preventing the condition in those at risk.

Hospice

TITLE TYPE DESCRIPTION
A Grief Observed B A very personal, anguished. luminous little book about the meaning of death, marriage and religion.
A Labor of Love B How to write a eulogy.
About Dying B Designed to provide a shared experience between the adult and child in dealing with difficult life situations.
Affairs in Order (Copy1) B A complete resource guide to death and dying.
Affairs in Order (Copy2) B A complete resource guide to death and dying.
Complete Book Of Counseling The Dying and Grieving B A book of practical counseling tools, inspiring patient stories, and edifying quotations
Concerning Death: a Practical Guide B A book of essays on subjects such as grief, children and death, talking to a dying person, with various religious perspectives.
Death and Dying Theory/Research/Practice B Theoretical discussions, attitudes and responses toward death.
Death and Identity B
Death Interpretations B The shock of death never ceases to amaze us, and how we react is intriguing.
Death Society and Human Experience B This third edition book examines in detail natural death through the funeral process, grieving and acceptance.
Death The Coping Mechanism B Coping mechanisms of the health professional.
Death The Final Stage of Growth B Death is inevitable, and we must face the question of how to deal with it.
Death, Dying and the Biological Revolution B The quest to answer the moral and ethical issues of death.
Death, The Final Stage of Growth B
Dying in the Human Life Cycle B The psychological, bio-medical, and social perspective on the subject of death.
Easing the Passage B “Prearranging death,” via a living will, personal medical mandate and other legal and ethical resources.
Ethnic Variations in Dying, Death & Grief B For professionals in the field of death and dying for people with various cultural and ethnic patterns that are different from the standard and dominant here in the United states.
Explaining Death to Children B In the midst of tragedy, children need help to explain and accept more maturely the meaning of death.
Facing Death from a Christian Perspective B The decisions which death demands.
Final Gifts (copy 1) B Understanding the special awareness, needs, and communications of the dying.
Final Gifts (copy 2) B Understanding the special awareness, needs, and communications of the dying.
Free Fall B A testimony of a tough minded, tender woman who had the courage to deal with death with integrity.
Gone From My Sight B
Handbook of Adolescent Death B
How Do I Live When I Know I’m Going to Die B Thoughts and insights about life’s most challenging passage and America’s last taboo.
Life & Loss B Meet today’s world, today’s needs and today’s children with a new way of seeing and understanding.
Life and Death B
Living When a Loved One has Died B A useful source of practical aid in helping to cope with all facets of death in the family.
Living Your Dying B This book is about the experience of dying, it’s intended for all of us who one day will die.
Loving Trust B The right way to provide for yourself and guarantee the future of your loved ones.
Moments of Grace�Lessons from Grace B The story of personal rebirth when confronting physical death.
Next Place B Very simply stated, the author has captured thoughts and beautiful illustration of the place after death.
On Death and Dying (copy 1) B Her life has purpose, vision, and commitment. A life made meaningful by helping others cope with death.
On Death and Dying (copy 2) B Her life has purpose, vision, and commitment. A life made meaningful by helping others cope with death.
On Death and Dying (copy 3) B Her life has purpose, vision, and commitment. A life made meaningful by helping others cope with death.
On the Wings of a Butterfly B Illustrated story about life and death for younger children.
One You Love is Dying (copy 1) B 12 thoughts to guide you on the journey.
One You Love is Dying (copy 2) B 12 thoughts to guide you on the journey.
One You Love is Dying (copy 3) B 12 thoughts to guide you on the journey.
Quest The Life of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross B
Questions & Answers on Death Dying B Accepting the end of life and the special difficulties surrounding death.
Saying Goodbye En Espanol B
Saying Good-bye to Grandma B Seven year old Suzie goes to Grandmas funeral not knowing what to expect.
So That Your Values Live On B Ethical wills and how to prepare them.
Someone You Love is Dying B
Stay of Execution B A memoir, what it means to live with a terminal disease and confront the daily prospect of ones own death.
Talking about Death (Copy 2) B This book makes an important contribution to demystifying death and dignifying this extraordinary and sacred process.
Talking about Death(Copy 1) B This book makes an important contribution to demystifying death and dignifying this extraordinary and sacred process.
Talking to Children About Death (Copy 1) B How to help your child cope with a loss.
Talking to Children About Death (Copy 2+A20) B How to help your child cope with a loss.
Tao of Dying B The inspiration for this book comes from the dying themselves.
Unplugged B Reclaiming our right to die in America.
What Dying People Want B Practical wisdom for the end of life.
What’s Heaven B A starting point for parents who must talk about the difficult topic of death with their children.
When Someone is Very Sick (A25Copy 2) B This book allows the child to become comfortable with loss on their own terms.
When Someone is Very Sick (Copy 1) B This book allows the child to become comfortable with loss on their own terms.
When You Know You’re Dying B Twelve thoughts to guide you through the days ahead.
When Your Loved One Is Dying B The authors wise words combine firm guidance with gentle reassurance.
Who Decides If You Can’t B

Illness

SUBCATEGORY TITLE TYPE DESCRIPTION
AIDS My Own Country B A doctors story, set in rural Tennessee about how AIDS has transformed the American landscape.
AIDS Positively Adults Coping HIV B
AIDS Uncle Jerry has AIDS B A clear , compassionate book written for children from a positive perspective.
AIDS When Someone You Love Has AIDS B A mother’s moving testament to one family’s healing in the midst of a catastrophic illness.
ALS Tuesdays with Morrie B An old man, a young man, and life’s greatest lesson
Alzheimer’s 36 Hour Day B A family guide to caring for persons with Alzheimer disease, related dementing illnesses, and memory loss.
Alzheimer’s Alzheimer (Spanish) B Alzheimer Guide In Spanish.
Alzheimer’s Can Alzheimer’s Disease be Prevented? B Genes, Lifestyles, and Crossword Puzzles.
Alzheimer’s Home Safety B For people with Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer’s Understanding And Living With Alzheimer’s Disease B A booklet designed to help patients and caregivers understand Alzheimer’s disease.
Cancer Advanced Cancer: Living Each Day B Dealing with the changes and the problems caused by a terminal disease and facing the future.
Cancer Cancer There’s Hope B A dramatic fight and recovery of a man stricken with cancer.
Cancer Chemotherapy and You B A guide to self-help during treatment.
Cancer Eating Hints B Tips & Recipes For Better Nutrition During Cancer Treatment.
Cancer Eating Hints For Cancer Patients B Before, During, & After Treatment.
Cancer From Victim to Victor B Fight cancer together with your physician, other cancer patients and replace depression with hope and love.
Cancer I Want To Grow Hair B A heartwarming book about children surviving cancer from America’s favorite family writer, Erma Bombeck.
Cancer Managing the Side Effects of Chemotherapy B A pocket guide to identifying, managing and making informed decisions about chemotherapy treatments.
Cancer Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma B What you need to know. From the National Institutes of Health and the National Cancer Institute.
Cancer Questions and Answers About Pain Control B A guide for people with Cancer and their families.
Cancer Taking Time B Support for people with cancer and the people who care for them.
Cancer When Someone in Your Family Has Cancer B
Depression A Season of Suffering B The experience of one family’s journey through depression.
Depression Late Life Depression B
Diabetes Reversing Diabetes B A lifestyle program that can reduce or even eliminate dependence on insulin or oral drugs.
Heart What You Should Know: Heart Failure B
Misc. Alex, The Life of a Child B The unforgettable story of a courageous little girl’s battle with cystic fibrosis.
Misc. Arthritis Handbook B How to take an active part in defeating your arthritis with exercises, diet, drugs, self help aids and more.
Misc. I Know the World’s Worst Secret B A child’s book about living with an alcoholic parent.
Misc. Libby Died B A book for kids of all ages, about a little girl born with a rare disorder.
Misc. Love, Medicine and Miracles B
Misc. Parkinson’s : a Patient’s View B One man’s candid account of how he achieved “Accommodation without surrender” to Parkinson’s disease.
Misc. Parkinson’s Disease B Information from a complete support team, a guide for patients and caregivers.
Misc. Parkinson’s Disease B A guide for patient and family.
Misc. Parkinson’s Handbook B A unique and valuable guide especially designed for Parkinson’s patients and their families.
Misc. Scar Tissue B A riveting novel about a woman’s decent into neurological illness which millions have experienced first hand.
Misc. Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood B The facts and resources you need to keep your child’s seizures from becoming a handicap.
Misc. Walking a Thin line B Anorexia and Bulimia..a lifeline for deep and lasting healing through principals in real-life case studies.
Suicide Light Amongst the Shadows B How to help those you care for when suicide occurs.

Spiritual

TITLE TYPE DESCRIPTION
Sacred Art of Dying B How world religions understand death.
Life or Death-Who Controls? B Social choices on genetic engineering, abortion issues, sterilization, population control and euthanasia.
Choose Once Again B A book with a message of inspiration for times of happiness and sorrow, presented in poetic style.
AIDS: a Manual for Pastoral Care B Viewing AIDS from a pastoral perspective, with actual cases and a bibliography of resource material.
Barren Mother B The true story of God’s faithfulness to a woman who felt betrayed and abandoned.
Bread of Life (Copy1) B The new King James Version Gospel of John with notes for Christian living.
Bread of Life (Copy2+A8) B The new King James Version Gospel of John with notes for Christian living.
Dying With Grace B This insightful and encouraging book will enable you to find comfort and consolation of God in your season of distress.
Embraced by the Light B The incredible account of one woman’s near-death experience.
Encourage Me B
Go Toward the Light B
Head First B The search for proof that hope, faith, laughter, and the will to live actually help combat serious disease.
How Am I Supposed to Love Myself? B In this book, Mrs. Cranor is convinced that most of us have minds crammed with incorrect notions which limit God’s work in our lives. She helps us isolate these ideas and evict the ones which keep us enslaved.
How Goes It With Your Soul B A collection of watercolors and inspirational quotes, written by hospice workers.
Hunger For Healing B The twelve steps as a classic model for Christian spiritual growth.
Life after Life B
Lights from the Chapel Window B For 25 years the author has been collecting proverbs and quotations.
Mid-Life Crises B A Christian Care book that examines society’s emphasis on youth; how to handle changes in one’s life, marriage, family, or career; and how to turn mid-life into a time of creative potential.
Midwife for Souls (2copies) B A pastoral guide for hospice care workers and all who live with the ill.
Peace of God is Everything I Want B
Plum Jelly & Stained Glass, & other Prayers B Discovering how to lift the beauties as well as the realities of everyday living to God in poetic prayer.
Quiet Moments of Comfort B
Rainbow’s Remedy B
Return From Tomorrow B All who wonder about life after de4ath will be moved and changed by George Ritchie’s encounter with Jesus. A riveting book you will always remember.
Spiritual Healing B A handbook of activities, guided imagery, meditations and prayers fro exploring and enhancing our own spirituality and the spirituality of others.
Tearful Celebration B Come feel the fiery love of God, a story of courage in crisis.
Tested By Fire B This is the story of a man whose direction in life was changed forever in a few devastating moments.
The Christian Funeral B Its meaning, its purpose and its modern practice.
The Christian Funeral B Its meaning, its purpose and its modern practice.
The Funeral B A discussion of conduct and problems of the Christian funeral.
The Intensive Care Unit B A book from the Small Group Ministries that provides a daily procedure to guide the group in considering a variety of caring relationships, both biblically and from one’s own experience.
The Next Place B An inspirational journey of light and hope to a place where earthly hurts are left behind. (Donated by Dave and Diane Sheldon.)
The Way B Devotional readings amid troubled times to follow the Christian way, with scripture reference and prayer.
Traducci�n del Nuevo Mundo de las Santa B New World translation of the Holy Scriptures (Spanish).
Traducci�n del Nuevo Mundo de las Santas B New World translation of the Holy Scriptures (Spanish).
True Work of Dying B A practical and compassionate guide to easing the dying process.
Way of the Shepherd B Courage and contentment from the 23rd Psalm.
When God Doesn’t Make Sense B This book deals with life’s most troubling question, the awesome “Why?”
With Eyes Open Coping Beyond Life B
Your Little One Is In Heaven B Poems and Bible passages to comfort parents who have lost a little one.

Other

TITLE TYPE DESCRIPTION
Daddy, I’m Pregnant B This book is about love and forgiveness, joy and sorrow. A father’s love in a time of crisis.
Disciplines of the Beautiful Woman B For every woman who wants to be truly beautiful, from the inside out.
Embracing Life Growing Through Love B A treasury of wisdom and insights about love, life, self-esteem and relationships.
Feeling and Faces B An activity book that helps children express the feelings they are often afraid of.
God’s Lost Children B The shocking story of America’s homeless kids.
Good Age B The author approaches the aging process with a long overdue attitude of honesty and directness.
Good to Great B The challenge,study,standards, comparisons and the findings of management strategy and practice
Grandpa B A vivid portrait of the love between a little girl and her grandfather.
King Warrior Magician Lover B An exciting view of masculinity, one rooted not in domination but in creativity and empowerment of self.
Notes from the Edge B
Please Come Home (copy 1) B How to help a child with divorce.
Please Come Home (copy 2) B How to help a child with divorce.
Projector B
Regaining Control of Your Life B How to manage the 10 stress generators in your life.
Sarah’s Song B A beautiful story about a older woman who teaches a younger woman about the gift of life and love.
Sexual Adjustment; A Guide for Spinal B Research and summarization of results into the study of paralysis and sexual adjustment.
The Broken Heart B The medical consequences of loneliness and the lack of human companionship.
When All You’ve Ever Wanted Isn’t Enough B The author addresses a need that is universal and timeless, the wish for a meaningful life.
Who Moved My Cheese? B An amazing way to deal with change in your work and in your life.
Women Alone B This book will show you how to live the joyous and fulfilling life you deserve!
Working Parent Dilemma B How to balance the responsibilities of children and careers.

Video Library

Abuse

TITLE TYPE DESCRIPTION
Conspiracy of Silence V
Elder Abuse and Neglect ( 29 minutes) V This video defines the complexities of elder abuse and presents signs and symptoms for each form of abuse.

Caregiver

TITLE TYPE DESCRIPTION
Communicating With Compassion (40 min) V Four key communication skills are demonstrated that empower, encourage, bring hope, and lift the spirit.
Cultural Considerations at the end of life care (60 min) V Part of a 6 video collection, aimed primarily at health care providers
Fire Safety V Caregiver education
Fire Safety V With Jonathon Winters
Food Safety: Food Safety for Seniors (14 min) V This video stresses the concept “An ounce of prevention is worth of cure.”
Home Sweet Home V
How to Manage Medications (27 min) V This video program teaches caregivers safe practices for dispensing and giving a variety of medications, along with adverse reactions, and side effects.
In Comfort and Care (60 min) V Part of a 6 video collection, aimed primarily at health care providers
Inhalation Techniques and Inhaler Maintenance V A patient instruction video, featuring Christopher Reeve
Living Old (60 min) V A PBS special that looks at the possibility of a major crisis in care as the need for care is rising and the number of available caregivers is dwindling.
Palliative Care (30 min) V Palliative care is a philosophy of care for terminally ill patients. A video for patient and the family.
Personal Care (36 min) V This video program examines why personal care is important and how to provide it safely and considerately.
Providing Comfort: Palliative Care (30 min)
Supporting The Family: Informal Care V
What is End of life Care: General Principals (60 min) V Part of a 6 video collection, aimed primarily at health care providers
Wheelchair (24 min) V Teaches techniques used by physical therapists to help someone in and out of a wheelchair.

Coping

SUBCATEGORY TITLE TYPE DESCRIPTION
Humor FUNdamentals of Humor v
Humor How Serious is This (80 min) V This humorous special puts life in perspective and provides simple rules to live by.
Humor Humor And Healing
Humor Humor Your Stress (60 min) V In this video, Loretta LaRoche uses her wacky and funny style to show us how to “lighten our ways” and find humor in everyday situations.
Humor Joy of Stress (56 min) V This hilarious video shows you how to prevent “hardening of the attitude” and use humor to break thought patterns that cause stress.
Humor Managing Stress: Humor and Choice V
Stress Lives in Balance (28 min) V This video explores a variety of approaches to help people control responses and cope with stress.

Death & Dying

TITLE TYPE DESCRIPTION
A Fate Worse Than Death V Dealing with artificial life supports.
At A Loss for Words (30 min) V This video is to help those you care for in a miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death experience.
At Death’s Door (35 min) V Excellent insight on living life to the fullest with a dying loved one.
Autumn Leaves V
Coping with death V
Coping with Death; Difficult Decisions (26 min) V This program follows two families as they grapple with life and death decisions inside an ICU.
Dealing with Death and Dying V A practical and insightful video that can help you to care for dying patients and their families.
End-of-Life Care Issues Within and Across Settings V
Five Wishes–The Video V Americas favorite way of planning for and discussing care at end of life.
Making decisions about treatment limitations V Three nursing home residents talk with their physician indicating their wishes to limit treatment.
Someone You Know Is Dying: How do you cope? V
What Do I tell My Children? V
Who Decides If You Can’t V Advance directives

Grief

SUBCATEGORY TITLE TYPE DESCRIPTION
Children Child’s View of Grief (20 min) V Covers the topic of child’s grief and how it differs from adult’s grief.
Children Kids to Kids: When Someone Dies (12 min) V Hear from kids who have lost a loved one.
Children Rainbows Remedy: Rainbow the Clown V
Children Tomorvideolibrary Children Face When a Parent Dies (47 min) V Highlights the help available to bereaved children through grief loss groups.
Children Turning Toward the Morning V This touching video brings forth stories of parents who have lost a child to illness, accidental death, and suicide.
General Beyond Death’s Door (35 min) V This program provides understanding of the grief process.
General Courage to Grieve, Courage to Grow (45 min) V This video helps viewers to recognize the stages of grief, and develop tools for healing.
General Grief and Healing (28 min) V Introduces seven everyday people who reflect in their experiences wit loss, grief and healing.
General Grief: Coping with the Holidays (40 min) V This video explains the natural reactions to grief and what others can say or do to help on any holiday or special occasion.
General Grown Up Tears (28 min) V Losing a parent is one of the most difficult and painful times in our lives.
General Healing Your Grief Wound Early Weeks V
General Healing Your Grief Wound Latter Stages V
General To Touch A Grieving Heart V
General When A Loved One Dies
General Working Through Your Grief V
Suicide Journey Through Shadows (35 min) V This video offers ways to help survive the grief after someone you love has committed suicide.
Suicide Light Amongst The Shadows V
Youth Facing Death, Facing Grief: Camp Braveheart V Teens talking to teens-about grief. What to expect. What helps. What hurts. Who can help you.

Health Care

SUBCATEGORY TITLE TYPE DESCRIPTION
Back Low Back Pain V
Fitness Health & Fitness: Best Ways to Stay Healthy V From the producers of U.S. News and World Report
Fitness Health & Fitness: Personal Fitness Profile System V
Fitness Health & Fitness: Senior Exercise Video V Fitness Forever! The exercise program for healthy aging.
Fitness Health & Fitness: W.A.L.K. Just for the “HEALTH” of it! V
Hearing Communication: Hearing Loss V This video teaches the viewer the causes and symptoms of hearing loss, a typical audiologist evaluation, and effective communication techniques.
Heart American Heart Association V
Heart American Heart Association: Angioplasty V
Heart American Heart Association: Are You At Risk For A Heart Attack? V
Heart American Heart Association: Congestive Heart Failure V
Heart American Heart Association: Coronary Bypass Surgery V
Heart American Heart Association: Exercise Training V
Men’s Prostate: What Every Man Should Know V A disease awareness video.
Preventative Back Pain Relief (38 min) V A comprehensive approach to back care. Includes a 20 minute routine for relief and prevention of back pain.
Preventative Cholesterol: From The Heart V People talk about lowering their cholesterol
Preventative Smoking Cessation: A Consultation in Smoking Cessation V
Preventative Smoking Cessation: Motivations and Barriers V Behavioral intervention in Smoking cessation, past experience and future directions.
Preventative Smoking Cessation: Smoking: How to Quit V
Women’s Women’s Health: Breast Cancer, Early Detection (13 min) V Early detection is the key to winning the breast cancer battle. Know the facts for sure
Women’s Women’s Health: Breast Self Exam V
Women’s Women’s Health: Breast Self Examination (English first 10 min / Spanish second 10) V This program examines the importance of early detection and the overall risks.
Women’s Women’s Health: Breast Self-Exam Techniques (10 min) V Prepared with the assistance and advice of the American Cancer Society.
Women’s Women’s Health: Estrogen: What Every Woman Should Know V
Women’s Women’s Health: Menopause, Modern Expectations V An overview of menopause for the generation of women who are reshaping society’s view of growing older.
Women’s Women’s Health: Understanding Hormone Replacement Therapy V Important information about this special time in your life.
Angina: Living With Angina V

Hospice

TITLE TYPE DESCRIPTION
A Fate Worse Than Death V Dealing with artificial life supports.
At A Loss for Words (30 min) V This video is to help those you care for in a miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death experience.
At Death’s Door (35 min) V Excellent insight on living life to the fullest with a dying loved one.
Autumn Leaves V
Coping with death V
Coping with Death; Difficult Decisions (26 min) V This program follows two families as they grapple with life and death decisions inside an ICU.
Dealing with Death and Dying V A practical and insightful video that can help you to care for dying patients and their families.
End-of-Life Care Issues Within and Across Settings V
Five Wishes–The Video V Americas favorite way of planning for and discussing care at end of life.
Making decisions about treatment limitations V Three nursing home residents talk with their physician indicating their wishes to limit treatment.
Someone You Know Is Dying: How do you cope? V
What Do I tell My Children? V
Who Decides If You Can’t V Advance directives

Illness

SUBCATEGORY TITLE TYPE DESCRIPTION
Aids Adults coping with HIV and AIDS (34 min) V For individuals with HIV and AIDS and their caregivers cope with everyday medical and emotional challenges
Aids Young Adults coping with HIV and AIDS (34 min) V This video shares the stories of three young adults coping with HIV and AIDS
ALS ALS Disease: Living with Terminal Illness (22 minutes) V This video introduces three people with ALS and their family care provider.
Alzheimer’s Alzheimer Disease Do’s and Don’ts (26 min) V Features Caregivers Stressors and geared toward families dealing with parents or spouses dealing with Alzheimer’s -Support strategies, etc.
Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s Disease Series Vol. 1 (67 min) “Behavior Issues” V Specific Information on *Recognizing symptoms, making an early, accurate diagnosis, what to expect and more
Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s Disease Series Vol. 2 (62 min) “Understanding Alzheimer’s” V How Alzheimer’s affects the perception of reality , common symptoms and more.
Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s Disease Series Vol. 3 (42 min) “Daily Life” V Making the home environment safe, communicating effectively and more.
Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s Disease Series Vol. 4 (62 min)”Family Care giving” V How (and why) to get outside help, involving other family members and more
Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s Disease Series Vol. 5 (44 min) “Transitions” V Adapting social activities, Spiritual issues, grieving and more.
Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s Disease: Communicating The Impact to Patients and Caregivers V This video contains good information for the caregiver and patient concerning medications. Sponsored by John Hopkins University.
Alzheimer’s Communication: Alzheimer’s (30 min) V (Patients information for Caregivers) This video defines Alzheimer’s disease and its effect on language.
Cancer Cancer Pain: Helping to Control Cancer Pain V Addresses some of the specific fears and questions patients and caregivers may have about cancer pain.
Cancer Notes from the Edge (49 min) V An intimate narrative of the last two years in the life of a 29 year old physician diagnosed with cancer.
Cancer W I T by Mike Nichols V
Depression Depression in Women V
Depression Depression: A Family Matter, Elderly Parents V
Depression Depression: Diagnosing Panic Disorder in Primary Care (25 min) V
Depression Depression: Late Life Depression V
Depression Depression: Taking Control of Depression V
Depression Depression: The Challenge of Geriatric Depression V
Depression Depression: The Road to Recovery V
Depression Depression: The Road to Recovery II V
Depression Depression: Understanding Depression V
Diabetes Diabetes: Caring For Your Feet V Learning the basic steps of foot care.
Diabetes Diabetes: Feeling Better About Diabetes, An Introduction V Learning that you have diabetes is scary, but it isn’t the end of the world.
Diabetes Diabetes: Living well with Your Diabetes V The overall treatment regimen for non-insulin dependent diabetes mullitus with emphasis on diet and exercise.
Diabetes Diabetes: Managing Your Diabetes (90 min) V 14 different topics are discussed on this video
Diabetes Diabetes: People with Diabetes Can Enjoy Healthier Lives! V Hear from people with diabetes who participated in a 10 year breakthrough study.
Diabetes Diabetes: Preparing and Giving An Insulation Injection V This video gives you some background on insulin; and step by step, it shows how too.
Diabetes Diabetes: Shopping for Good Diabetes Nutrition V Learn how to read food labels and use what they say to fit your diabetes meal plan.
Diabetes Diabetes: Stages Of Care V Taking charge of your diabetes.
Diabetes Diabetes: Sunshine Smile On Me. Children Living with Diabetes. (22 min) V The setting is Happy Hollow Camp in Indiana, where Children with diabetes share their experiences of living with the disease.
Diabetes Diabetes: Understanding Diabetes- and Living A Healthy Life. (19 min) An educational videotape for patients with type ll diabetes.
Diabetes Diabetes: Winning Isn’t Everything, but Wanting To Is; Controlling Your Diabetes. (7 min) V Hosted by Jim “Catfish” Hunter a baseball Hall of Fame pitcher with diabetes.
Diabetes Diabetes: You and Your Feet: For the person with diabetes. (9 min) V Designed for the person with diabetes and their caregiver understand the need for proper foot care.
Heart Heartburn: The How to Guide For Coping V
Heart High Blood Pressure:
Heart High Blood Pressure: Say Goodbye to High Blood Pressure (40 min) V An informative look at the causes, effects and best treatments of high blood pressure.
Heart What You Should Know About Heart Failure V
Misc. Allergy Control: House Dust Allergies V Helpful tips to minimize allergies
Misc. Arthritis: Day to Day Dialogue with Regis Philbin (17 min) V Journey with a group of people who have been diagnosed with Arthritis. Hosted by Joy and Regis Philbin.
Misc. Arthritis: Keep Moving with Arthritis V
Misc. Bedwetting: Jasper to the rescue (10 min) *A Disney Educational Production V Shows parents, educators and children that help is available for this often misunderstood and embarrassing medical condition.
Misc. Communication: Aphasia (24 min) V This vide defines Aphasia and its effects.
Misc. Dementia: Putting Together the Pieces of the Puzzle V A client and his family are followed through the assessment process involving a multi-disciplinary team approach.
Misc. Ear Infections (12 min) V This video describes what otitis media is, methods of treatment, and possible consequences of untreated ear infections.
Misc. Infection Control V
Misc. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (11 min) V Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
Misc. Osteoarthritis (30 min) V A successful strategy for lifelong treatment
Misc. Osteoarthritis: A Video House call (27 min) V Features Dr. William J. Arnold and six people who share their experiences with osteoarthritis
Misc. Osteoarthritis: It Works for Me V This video follows the progress of a newly diagnosed OA patient as she learns about the disease.
Misc. Osteoporosis Prevention: A Woman’s Silent Legacy (11 min) V A TV special hosted by Chris Evert
Misc. Panic Disorder V
Misc. Rheumatoid Arthritis: Early Diagnosis and Treatment V
Misc. Social Anxiety Disorder V
Misc. Stroke: Living With Risk V Meet people who have experienced a stroke, and how they live with the risk, and how they have changed their lives for the better.
Misc. Stroke: The Brain at Risk V From the National Stroke Association
Misc. Ulcers: Fast Facts About Your Ulcers (11 min) V
Misc. Urinary Tract Infections (14 min) V What you need to know about Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Spiritual

TITLE TYPE DESCRIPTION
Ready or Not: End of Life Issues (35 min) V An outstanding video that explores end of life issues for medical and nursing students.
Beyond Life and Death V
Embracing Butterflies V Reflections on living and the end-of-life experience
Life After Life V Share the experience of those who have taken the journey at instant death-and returned to normal life.

Other

TITLE TYPE DESCRIPTION
Communication: Cultural Competence (40 min) V This program explores how cultural beliefs and values affect the quality of health care.
Decision Making: Ethical Issues V
Jim Collins on Good to Great (31 min) V A leadership conversation with Don Sullivan.