Burack-Weiss, Ann, The Caregiver’s Tale. Columbia University Press, New York, 2006.

Frolik, Lawrence A., The Law of Later-Life Health Care and Decision Making.  American Bar Association, Chicago, Il, 2006.

Frolik, Lawrence A. , Residence Options for Older and Disabled Clients. American Bar Association, Chicago, IL, 2008.

Henry, Stella Mora with Ann Convey, The Eldercare Handbook: Difficult Choices,Compassionate Solutions.  Collins, New York, NY, 2006

Pipher,  Mary, Another Country: Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Our Elders.

Riverhead Books, New York, NY, 1999.

Rabins, Peter, MD with Lynn Lauber, Getting Old Without Getting Anxious. Penguin Group,New York, NY, 2005.

Shenk, David, The Forgetting: Alzheimer’s Portrait of an Epidemic.  Doubleday,

New York, NY, 2001

Silverstone, Barbara & Hyman, Helen Kandel, You & Your Aging Parent: A Family Guide

to Emotional, Social  Health, and Financial Problems. Oxford University Press, New York, NY, 2008


Alzheimer’s Association:

Dedicated to finding prevention methods, treatments and eventual cure for Alzheimer’s disease. Phone: 800 -272-3900.


A nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people over 50.

Administration on Aging: http://

A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging.

Caring from a Distance:

An independent , nonprofit organization, dedicated to serving the needs of long distance caregivers.

Department for the Aging:

Resources and answers to questions on Aging in New York City.


Answers to questions on Medicare with “overwhelmed and get help” pages. Simply

Medicare will give detailed information about nursing homes.

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers,

Information on the benefits and services of Geriatric Care Managers.


Listing and explanation of resources for Caregivers.