Resources: End of Life
P.O. Box 1661
Tallahassee, FL 32302-1661
Delaware End of Life Coalition
Lutheran End-of-Life Care
for Caring: America's Voices for the Dying
Spanish Helpline: (877)658-8896
Contact Paul B. Solnick, MD, Esq. at 215-836-4496 or Mary Jo Walheim at 610-667-6866
Dying Well : Peace and Possibilities at the End of Life
Handbook for Mortals: Guidance for People Facing Serious Illness
A comprehensive and authoritative guide to end of life care, written for a general audience by a team of specialists that includes some of the world's leading authorities in the field. This readable and sensible book should be read by every family caring for a loved one who is seriously ill, and by every medical professional working in a palliative care setting.
Kitchen Table Wisdom - Stories That Heal
Cultural Issues in End-of-Life Decision Making, edited by Kathryn L. Braun, James H. Pietsch and Patricia Blanchette. Sage Publications Inc, 2000.
Facing Death: Where Culture, Religion and Medicine Meet, edited by Howard M. Spiro, Mary G. McCrea Curnen and Lee Palmer Wandel. Yale University Press, 1998.
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, by Anne Fadiman. Farrar Straus and Giroux, 1997.
Cancer Doesn't Have to Hurt: How to Conquer
the Pain Caused by Cancer and Cancer Treatment,
Pamela J. Haylock, Carol P. Curtiss. Hunter House,
The Dying Process: Patients' Experiences of Palliative Care, Julie Lawton. Routledge, 2000.
Hospice and Palliative Care: Questions And
Answers, Virginia F. Sendor and Patrice M.
O'Connor. Scarecrow Press, 1997.
Living With Dying: A Guide for Palliative Care, Cicely M. Saunders, Mary Baines and Robert Dunlop. Oxford University Press, 1995.
A Physician's Guide to Pain and Symptom Management
in Cancer Patients: A guidebook for primary
care physicians, internists, and oncologists , Janet
L. Abrahm, M.D. John Hopkins University Press, 2000.
Ready to Live: Prepared to Die. A Provocative
Guide to the Rest of Your Life, Amy Harwell
, Harold Shaw Publications, 1995.
At Home With Dying: A Zen Hospice Approach, by Merrill Collett. 1999.
The Good Death : The New American Search to Reshape the End of Life, by Marilyn Webb. Bantam Doubleday Dell, 1999.
The Grace in Dying: How We Are Transformed Spiritually As We Die, by Kathleen Dowling Singh. Harper San Francisco, 2000.
How Different Religions View Death and Afterlife, by Christopher Jay Johnson, Marsha G. McGee. The Charles Press, 1998.
How to Survive the Loss of a Love, by Peter McWilliams, Harold Bloomfield and Melba Colgrove. Prelude Press, 1993.
Making Friends With Death: A Buddhist Guide to Encountering Mortality, by Judith L. Lief. Shambhala, 2001.
Recovering the Soul: A Scientific and Spiritual Approach by Larry Dossey. Bantam Books, 1989.
Who Dies?: An Investigation of Conscious Living and Conscious Dying, by Stephen Levine. Anchor Books, 1992.