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Suggested Reading

  • Brody, Jane. Jane Brody’s Guide to the Great Beyond: A Practical Primer to Help You and Your Loved Ones Prepare Medically, Legally, and Emotionally for the End of Life. New York: Random House, 2009. 
  • Byock MD, Ira. Dying Well: Peace and Possibilities at the End of Life. New York: Riverhead Books, 1997.
  • Callanan, Maggie, and Kelly, Patricia. Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs, and Communication of the Dying. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992.
  • Casarett MD, David J. Last Acts: Discovering Possibility and Opportunity at the End of Life. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2010.
  • Cheatham, Carla. Hospice Whispers: Stories of Life. Carla Cheatham & SCIE Publishing, 2015
  • Gawande MD, Atul. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2014.
  • Giles, Cheryl A., ed. and  Miller, Willa B., ed. The Arts of Contemplative Care. Boston: Wisdom Books, 2012.
  • Kalina, Kathy. Midwife for Souls: Spiritual Care for the Dying. Boston: Pauline Books & Media, 2007.
  • Karnes RN, Barbara. The Final Act of Living: Reflections of a Long Time Hospice Nurse. Vancouver, WA: Barbara Karnes Books, Inc., 2003
  • Kramp, Erin T., and Kramp, Douglas H., Living With the End in Mind: A Practical Checklist for Living Life to the Fullest by Embracing Your Mortality. New York: Three Rivers Press, 1998.
  • Speerstra, Karen, and Anderson, Herbert. The Divine Art of Dying: How to Live Well While Dying. Studio City, CA: Divine Arts, 2014

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