The Stars Will Still Be There by Nicola Nuttall

Nicola and Mark Nuttall’s 18-year-old daughter Laura found out she had only 12 months to live, following a diagnosis of the most aggressive form of brain cancer, glioblastoma multiforme. This diagnosis changed the family forever. But while they struggled to adjust and searched for new treatments, Laura made a decision: she would live her life … Read more

Resources for Dealing with Dementia

Many people are affected by dementia at end of life. Dementia is not a specific disease but is rather a general term for the impaired ability to remember, think, or make decisions that interferes with doing everyday activities. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. Because dementia is a general term, its symptoms … Read more

Listen: How to Find the Words for Tender Conversations by Dr Kathryn Mannix

Listen: How to Find the Words for Tender Conversations

From the author of With the End in Mind comes a book about holding conversations about death, dying, forgiveness, apology and legacy. Dr. Kathryn Mannix  spent her medical career working with people who have incurable, advanced illnesses. Focusing on palliative medicine, Dr Mannix is dedicated to optimising quality of life even as death is approaching. … Read more

Seeing the GEMS Workbook by Teepa Snow

Seeing The GEMS Workbook comes from Teepa Snow, a dementia care specialist, and is perfect for both family and professional care partners of anyone living with brain change. So many of our loved ones will face issues with dementia at the end of their life. It can be confusing and frustrating for those watching the … Read more

The Art of Dying

This book by Peter Fenwick and Elizabeth Fenwick presents “accounts by the dying and those who have been with the dying in their final hours” in order to help readers to see and understand death as a process, not a single end moment. The evidence gathered here “suggests we are more than brain function, and … Read more

THE ENDLESS WAVE A Skateboarder’s Perspective on Death, Dying and Spirituality by Michael Brooke & Nathan Ho

“Millions of articles, books, videos, podcasts and pieces of art are dedicated to the ideas surrounding death and dying. But I’d wager a large fortune that very few of them give a perspective of death and dying through the lens of a skateboarder. This book aims to do just that – or at least start … Read more

The Final Act of Living by Barbara Karnes

This full-length audiobook with a newly updated preface is where Barbara Karnes shares her insights and experiences gathered over decades of working with people during their final act of living. For both professionals and laypeople, this book weaves personal stories with practical care guidelines, including: living with a life-threatening illness, signs of the dying process, … Read more

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