Worth checking out... From healthcare to homecare, there’s plenty of valuable information to share The Caregiver’s Companion Part memoir and part self help book, Carolyn A Brent draws on her experience caring for her father as a way to help others care for their loved ones and maintain their own emotional health, mental and psychological well-being, and personal selves. The Caregiver’s Companion is the follow up to Brent’s first book, Why Wait?, which helps baby boomers prepare emotionally and financially for the passing of their aging parents. Harlequin.com The Selfish Pig’s Guide to Caring Hugh Marriott is willing to be bluntly honest about the hard work, isolation, loneliness, and anger that he experienced as a caregiver. He provides support for caregivers and insight for those who aren’t yet caregivers so that they can understand the emotions and experiences caregivers face, especially when they have had no formal training and are caring for a loved one.Littlebrown.com Divorce Busting Michelle Weiner-Davis is a social worker who helps couples on the brink of divorce reconnect, fall in love again, and become happier and healthier than ever. Her parents’ marriage dissolved when she was sixteen, and it made her impassioned about helping other couples’ marriages survive tough times and heal rather than splitting up. Divorce Busting is one of her many bestselling books on relationships. Divorcebusting.com Organizing for a Better Quality of Life The Senior Organizer is designed to help seniors or their family assemble their vital documents in a simple, easy-to-access format. With categorized information that will enable seniors to answer important questions and handle crucial responsibilities, this book is supremely valuable. www.hcibooks.com The Compassion Fatigue Workbook This comprehensive, engagingly written workbook is full of accessible, compassionate tools and information that will offer immediate relief for every healthcare worker. Mathieu provides insightful ways on how to work and live sustainably while sharing tips to better extend employees’ worklife. The Compassion Fatigue Workbook will be especially valuable for those new to trauma work as they establish habits to sustain themselves. www.compassionfatigue.ca
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