Caregiver Resource Library

518.459.7967
BHB@colonieseniors.org

Located at Bright Horizons Senior Centers at the Beltrone, this library of information and resources for caregivers on a wide range of caregiving issues and related topics is available to the caregiving public. Below you will find a listing of the available books, VHS tapes, and audio CD. A computer lab is also available for internet research.

Books

Caregiver Resource Library BOOKS

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  • A Dignified Life: The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer's Care, a Guide for Family Caregivers

  • A View from Within Living with Early Onset Alzheimer's

  • Abstracts in Social Gerontology by National Council on the Aging

  • Activity Director's "Bag of Tricks"

  • Aging in Place: Designing, Adapting, and Enhancing the Home Environment

  • Aging in Stride: Plan Ahead Stay Connected Keep Moving

  • Alzheimer's Day Care: A Basic Guide by David Linderman

  • Alzheimer's & Dementia: Questions You Have...Answers You Need

  • Alzheimer’s . . . Why?

  • Caring for the Caregiver: Eight Truths to Prolong Your Career

  • Chicken Soup for the Caregiver's Soul: Stories to Inspire Caregivers in the Home, the Community and the World

  • Chicken Soup for the Couple's Soul

  • Coach Broyle's Playbook for Alzheimer's Caregivers a Practical Tips Guide

  • Creating Moments of Joy for the Person with Alzheimer's or Dementia

  • Day Care for Older Adults-A Conference Report

  • Don't Sweat the Small Stuff--and it's all small stuff

  • End of Life (Helping With Comfort and Care) (Paperback)

  • Exercise: A Guide from the National Institute on Aging

  • Grandpa Doesn't Know It's Me by Donna Guthrie

  • If Only I'd Had This Caregiving Book

  • I'll Take Care of You: A Practical Guide for Family Caregivers

  • Learning to Speak Alzheimer's: A Groundbreaking Approach for Everyone Dealing with the Disease

  • Navigating the Alzheimer’s Journey; a Compass for Caregiving

  • The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for Persons with Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementing Illnesses, and Memory Loss in Later Life

  • The Alzheimer's Project

  • The Giving Family: Raising Our Children to Help Others (Paperback)

  • The Merck Manual of Health & Aging: The Comprehensive Guide to the Changes and Challenges of Aging-for Older Adults and Those Who Care for and about Them by Inc. Merck & Co.

  • The Pill Book

  • The Spiritual Journey of Family Caregiving

  • There's Still a Person in There: The Complete Guide to Treating and Coping with Alzheimer's

  • To Our Children's Children: Preserving Family Histories for Generations to Come

  • Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson

  • Solutions Package for Adult Day Services Transportation Programs

  • You, Your Parent, and the Nursing Home

  • Your Father Has Alzheimer's: A Guide to Baby Boomers in Dealing with Our Aging Parents

  • Quick Tips for Caregivers

  • Well Being and the Elderly: A Holistic View

VHS tapes

Caregiver Resource Library VHS

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  • Accepting the Challenge: Providing the Best Care for People with Dementia

  • Alzheimer’s Disease: Living in the Here and Now

  • Living with Alzheimer’s – 3 part series

  • Living with Alzheimer's: Challenges of Caregiving

  • Standards and Guidelines for Adult Day Care

  • The Forgetting - A Portrait of Alzheimer's

  • The Validation Training Program

  • When Your Parent Needs You

Audio CD

Caregiver Resource Library Audio CD

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  • The Alzheimer's Dialogues: Conversations About Caregiving (Audio CD)

Virtual Library

Virtual Library

  • The Green-Field Library, located at the national office of the Alzheimer’s Association in Chicago, IL, is the nation's largest library and resource center devoted to increasing knowledge about Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Click here.