Download the brochure Resources for Adult Caregivers (PDF).
Books for Caregivers
- Passages in Caregiving by Gail Sheehy 362 SHE
- Eldercare 101 by Mary Jo Saavedra 362.63 SAA
- An Unintended Journey by Janet Yagod Shagam 616.8 SHA
- Dementia: The Journey Ahead by Susan Kiser Scarff 616.831 SCA
- The Caregiver’s Path to Compassionate Decision Making by Viki Kind 649.8 KIN
Books for Caregivers of Family Members
- The Caregiver’s Survival Handbook by Alexis Abramson 306.874 ABR
- The Bittersweet Season by Jane Gross 306.874 GRO
- Crossroads At Midlife by Frances Cohen Praver 306.874 PRA
- My Two Elaines by Martin J. Schreiber 362.19 SCH
- When Your Parent Becomes Your Child by Ken Abraham
- Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade by Gary D. Chapman 616.831 CHA
- The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers by Barry Jacobs 649.8084 JAC
Books on Dementia and Alzheimer's
- Dementia Essentials by Jan Hall 616.8 HAL
- Dementia Home Care by Tracy Cram Perkins 616.8 PER
- Dementia Reimagined by Tia Powell 616.8 POW
- Creative Engagement by Rachael Wonderlin 616.8 WON
- When Someone You Know is Living in a Dementia Care Community by Rachael Wonderlin 616.83 WON
- Understanding Alzheimers by Naheed Ali 616.831 AKI
- The 10 Best Questions for Living with Alzheimer’s by Dede Bonner 616.831 BON
- The Alzheimer’s Action Plan by P. Murali Doraiswamy 616.831 DOR
- Mayo Clinic on Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias by Jonathan Graff 616.831 GRA
- Alzheimer’s Early Stages by Daniel Kuhn 616.831 KUH
- Mom’s OK. She Just Forgets by Evelyn McLay 616.831 MCL
- Inside Alzheimer’s by Nancy D. Pearce 616.83 PEA
Aging & Disability Resource Center of Dane County (ADRC)
- Information about resources and support on all aspects of life related to aging or living with a disability.
- Contact Dementia Care Specialist at ADRC Joy Schmidt at (608) 240-7400 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Oregon Area Senior Center
- Provides support, services, and opportunities for older adults to remain as independent as possible.
- Call (608) 835-5801 for more information.
You can use these information sources from anywhere with internet access.
- Leading Alzheimer’s care, support, and research.
- Free, online community for everyone affected by Alzheimer’s or another dementia.
- The federal government portal to information on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias care, research, and support.
- Online resources for Wisconsin residents including reliable health information.