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Caregiving resources from the Buffalo & Erie County libraries

Support for caregivers

“The Caregiving Trap: Solutions for life’s unexpected changes,” Pamela D. Wilson

“Passages in Caregiving: Turning chaos into confidence,” Gail Sheehy

“Voices of Caregiving – The Healing Companion: Stories for courage, comfort and strength,” Healing Project

“Leaning Into Sharp Points: Practical guidance and nurturing support for caregivers,” Stan Goldberg

“The Caregiver’s Path to Compassionate Decision Making: Making choices for those who can’t,” Viki Kind

“Support for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers: The unsung heroes,” Judith L. London

“When the Time Comes: Families with aging parents share their struggles and solutions,” Paula Span

Caregiving how-to

“The 36-hour Day: A family guide to caring for people who have Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias and memory loss,” Nancy L. Mace

“I’m Still Here: A breakthrough approach to understanding someone living with Alzheimer’s,” John Zeisel

“The Comfort of Home: A complete guide for caregivers,” Maria M. Meyer

“Solace: How to relate, listen, and respond effectively to a chronically ill person,” Walter St. John

“The Educated Caregiver” videorecordings – Three discs: Volume 1, “Coping Skills”; Volume 2, “Hands-on Skills”; Volume 3, “Essential knowledge,” Nancy Van Camp

True stories

“About Alice,” Calvin Trillin (cancer)

“Life in the balance: A physician’s memoir of life, love, and loss with Parkinson’s disease and dementia,” Thomas B Graboys

“Moving Miss Peggy: A story of dementia, courage and consolation,” Robert Benson

“The Theft of Memory: Losing my father, one day at a time,” Jonathan Kozol

For more information, visit, click on “Subject Guides” and choose “Caregiving.”