Reading List for Caregivers, Healing & Working with Dying


Caring for the Patient with Cancer at Home,The American Cancer Society
When Life Becomes Precious, Elsie Needell Babcock
Share the Care, How to Organize a Group to Care for Someone Who is Seriously
Ill, Cappy Capossela, Sheila Warnock
Coming Home, Deborah Duda
The Family Handbook of Hospice Care, Fairview Health Services
All About Hospice: A Consumer’s Guide, Foundation for Hospice and Homecare
The Hospice Choice: In Pursuit of a Peaceful Death, Marcia Lattanzi-Licht, John
Mahoney, and Galen Miller
Home Care for the Dying: A Reassuring, Comprehensive Guide to Physical and
Emotional Care, Deborah Whiting Little
The Caregiver’s Book: Caring for Another, Caring for Yourself, James. E. Miller
The Caregiver’s Guide, Caroline Rob


The Healing Path, Marc Ian Barasch
Spiritual Healing, Joel Goldsmith
Healing From the War, Arthur Egendorf
The Lover Within, Julie Henderson
Reclaiming Our Health, John Robbins
Healing Words, Larry Dossey


Journey of Awakening, Ram Dass, Dale Borglum, Daniel Goleman, Dwarka Bonner.
Seeking the Heart of Wisdom, Joseph Goldstein and Jack Kornfield
The Experience of Insight, Joseph Goldstein
Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind, Shunryu Suzuki
Open Secret, Versions of Rumi, John Moyne and Coleman Barks
You Are the Eyes of the World, Longchenpa
A Path with Heart, Jack Kornfield


The Drama of the Gifted Child, Alice Miller
Awakening the Heart, John Welwood, ed.
Essence, A.H. Almaas
Meeting the Shadow, Connie Zweig and Jeremiah Abrams, ed.
Universal Compassion, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
Suicide and the Soul, James Hillman

Working with the Dying:

Who Dies?, Stephen Levine
Healing into Life and Death, Stephen Levine
Coming Home, Deborah Duda
How Can I Help? , Ram Dass and Paul Gorman
Grace Unfolding, Greg Johanson and Ron Kurtz
The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, Sogyal Rinpoche
Living Our Dying, Joseph Stark