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Visit our Bookshelf

We encourage you to support your local bookstore.  If you live in the Northwest Connecticut area we suggest you visit Oblong Books.  The links below will take you to Amazon for reviews and/or to purchase.

Finding Peace at the End of Life Henry Fersko-Weiss
Finding Peace at the End of Life: A Death Doula's Guide for Families and Caregivers
Five Wishes
Five Wishes The nation’s only national advance care planning program. Providing peace-of-mind for more than 25 years.
Wild Edge of Sorrow
Wild Edge of Sorrow : Rituals of Renewal and the Sacred Work of Grief
The Five Invitations
The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully
Shattered by Grief
A practical guide to help readers work through their grief via expressive therapies and activities.
How to say Goodbye
Wendy MacNaughton shares wisdom from hospice caregivers: How to be with people at the end of their lives: how presence is love. What we can do for people. And what we can’t.
Awake at the Bedside
Contemplative Teachings on Palliative and End-of-Life Care
Can't we talk about something more pleasant?
A memoir that is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the life-altering loss of elderly parents.

Social Media & Websites

All There Is- Anderson Cooper

All There Is with Anderson Cooper is about the people we lose, the people left behind, and how we can live on – with loss and with love.

Palliative care physician and author Sunita Puri, MD shares how learning to listen—to her patients, to cultural cues and to her own spirituality and intuition has enabled her to guide patients and families through the complexities of end of life care.

A year after former President Carter entered hospice care at home, his experience has shined a spotlight on lengthy stays in the end-of-life treatment option.

Carter's Year in Hospice

Carolyn Hax: How to navigate and arrange end-of-life care for mom?

Carolyn Hax: How to navigate and arrange end-of-life care for mom?
Lancet Commission

The unbalanced and contradictory picture of death and dying is the basis for the Lancet Commission on the Value of Death. Drawing on multidisciplinary perspectives from around the globe, the Commissioners argue that death and life are bound together

The paradox of 21st century dying. A new vision for death and dying | The Lancet Commission on the Value of Death

NPR On Aging: What is hospice care? 6 myths about this end-of-life option.

Rural Palliative Care. Palliative care physician Michael Fratkin was one of the first to understand and implement telehealth to serve his rural patients in order to reach and treat the whole person wherever they reside.

Rural Palliative Care