Books for Caregivers

Following is a selection of books for caregivers. Click on any of the titles to view the entire description.

Live Calm with Cancer (and Beyond): A Patient & Caregiver Guide To Finding More Ease Through The Power of Mindfulness          (Tamara Green & David Dachinger)

Written from the perspective of the patient and the caregiver, this book offers timely advice along with quick and easy mindfulness tools to help you shift into a more positive point of view. 

 

Climb Back from Cancer          (Alan Hobson)

A survivor  and caregiver's inspirational journey. Impressive illustrations of the power of the mind and the magic of combined commitment. Human-beings really can move mountains together. 

Cocoon of Love for Cancer Caregivers: Get Through the Tough Times     (Susan Brownell)

Using a love-centered approach, this transformative guide equips cancer caregivers with practical tips, techniques, and a positive mindset

Things I Wish I'd Known: Cancer Caregivers Speak Out    (Deborah J. Cornwall)

Family caregivers are the unsung heroes of the life-saving drama that's triggered by a cancer diagnosis. This book is the first to capture their thoughts, feelings, and insights on a large scale.

Co-Surviving Cancer: The Guide for Caregivers, Family Members and Friends of Adults Living with Cancer          (Katie Brown)

The guide for new caregivers, family members and friends of adults living with cancer.

Cancer Journey: A Caregiver's View from the Passenger Seat       (Cynthia Siegfried)

 A faith-based book about the struggles of being caregiver to a seriously ill person.  

 

Caregiving        (Peter S. Houts)

Written for caregivers, this updated and revised version explains each major kind of cancer treatment, obstacles to recovery, when it is time to call in professional help, plentiful examples of how individuals can help their loved ones, and how to adjust your plan of action as needed. 

 

100 Q & A About Caring for Family or Friends with Cancer          (Susannah Rose)

Written by two prominent cancer patient counselors from Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, this book answers 100 of the most frequently asked questions about cancer.

 

Cancer Caregivers          (Karen Kirzner Adler)

A resource guide. 

 

When Cancer Strikes         (Nabil G. Hagag)

A tribute to the family caregiver. Dr. Hagag has written an important and timely book. Recently the options for cancer treatments have become vast and diversified that it can be overwhelming for the family and the lay person and aggravate an already stressful situation. This book helps the reader sift through their emotions and feelings and helps them know that they are not alone. 

 

Breast Cancer Husband       (Marc Silver)

How to help your wife (and yourself) during diagnosis, treatment and beyond. Silver didn't know what to do when his wife was diagnosed. Finding no books on the subject from his perspective, he decided to write one. Gleaning information from medical professionals and other men in his position, he created a helpful guide that covers all manner of providing support.