The GHF Library recently expanded its offerings related to dementia and caring. Our volunteers organized these resources at the request of Joey Abel, Givens Highland Farms Navigator, and from the feedback from residents and experts at MemoryCare.  

Here’s a complete list and where to find them:

  • Boss, Pauline—Ambiguous Loss: Learning to Live with Unresolved Grief (155.9, New Books Nonfiction)
  • Brackey, Jolene—Creating Moments of Joy for the Person with Alzheimer’s or Dementia: A Journal for Caregivers (616.831, New Books Nonfiction)
  • Budson, Andrew and Maureen O’Connor—Six Steps to Managing Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: A Guide for Families (616.8, New Books Nonfiction)
  • Chödrön, Pema—When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times (294.3, Nonfiction Room)
  • Drummond, Mary Ann—Meet Me Where I Am—An Alzheimer’s Care Guide (616.89, New Books Nonfiction)
  • Eger, Edith Eva—The Gift: 14 Lessons to Save Your Life (362.2, New Books Nonfiction)
  • Gawande, Atul—Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End (362.17, Nonfiction Room)
  • Mace, Nancy L., and Peter V. Rabins—The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People with Alzheimer’s Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss in Later Life (616.8, New Books Nonfiction)
  • Powell, Tia—Dementia Reimagined: Building a Life of Joy and Dignity from Beginning to End (616.831, New Books Nonfiction)

These helpful resources will remain in the New Books section for three months, after which they will be shelved in the Nonfiction Room according to Dewey number (in paren­theses above).  To find these and other resources without knowing a title or number, search the online catalog by subject.