Nancy's Books 

The Caring Spirit Approach to Eldercare: A Training Guide for Professionals and Families is a guidebook that provides professional and family caregivers with an unique perspective and approach to changing the culture of caring for elders. Published by Health Professions Press, the book contains a training program with 10 professional and 4 family training modules designed to  provide caregivers the support, guidance, and attention they need to succeed. 

Meaningful Connections: Positive Ways To Be Together When A Loved One Has Dementia is designed to help caregivers find new ways to engage  with loved ones who have Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia. Suggestions, ideas, and case examples are presented throughout the book.  The book includes chapters on how to have positive visits, how to engage with loved ones, as well as information on how to cope with difficult situations and end of life issues. 

The Mindful Caregiver: Finding Ease in the Caregiving Journey teaches and inspires caregivers how to become “mindful caregivers.” Adhering to a mindfulness approach helps caregivers become intentional about how they provide care and take care of themselves. Caregivers will acquire new strategies for practicing self-care and learn how to attend to the spirit-side of caregiving. Published by Rowman and Littlefield, the book offers real time solutions caregivers can use in their everyday routines so they can feel more empowered and hopeful.  ​