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The Help and Hope Caregiving Library

A resource for family members and individuals concerned about the signs and symptoms of dementia.

The Help and Hope Caregiving Library provides resources to help family members caring for aging adults learn more about various dementias, as well as access local services.  Resources include:

  • Books, DVDs, videos and audio tapes that may be borrowed.
  • Free resources such as pamphlets and brochures.
  • Information on local services that offer additional assistance.
  • Guided Internet access to various topics.
  • Accessibility during regular office hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Located at the Garrison Institute on Aging at South Loop 289 and Quaker Ave.

Advocacy for the Aging by Joan Krauskoopf

Aging in Good Health by Springer Publishing Company

Aging Under the Microscope by National Institute on Aging

Alzheimer's Disease: A Guide to Practical Management by Ralph Richter and John Blass

Alzheimer's Disease: Unraveling the Mystery by National Institute on Aging

Alzheimer's for Dummies by Smith, Kenan, and Kunik

And We Fly Away by Ray Ashford

Beyond 50.3: A Report to the Nation on Independent Living and Disability by AARP

Bound for Your Good Health, A Collection of Age Pages by National Institute on Aging

Brain Aging: Identifying Accelerators and Brakes, Delegate Manual by Neurobiology of Aging

Brain Facts: A Primer on the Brain and Nervous System by Society for Neuroscience

Breaking the Rules of Aging by David Lipschitz, MD, PhD

Caring for a Person With Memory Loss and Confustion by Journey works Publishing

Caring for Alzheimer's Patients: A Guide for Family and Healthcare Providers by Miner, Winters-Miner, Blass, Richter, Valentine

Complete Medical Encyclopedia by American Medical Association

Conducting Research in Long-Term Care Settings by Brenda Cleary

Consumer-Directed Home Care in th Netherlands, England, and Germany by Wiener, Tilly, & Cuellar, Allison E.

Dementia with Lewy Bodies by Taylor and Francis Group

Eden Alternative: The Texas Prooject, Southwest Texas State University by Sandy Ransom Rn, MSHP

El Ejercicio y Su Salud by Insituto Nacional Sobre el Envejecimiento

End-of-L:ife Ethics and the Nursing Assistant by Spinger Publishing Company

Ethnogerocounseling: Counseling Ethnic Elers and Their Families by Virginia Burlingame

Exercise: A Guide from the National Ionstitute on Aging by NIA

Geriatrics at Your Fingertips by the American Geriatrics Society

Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Guide to Your Physical and Spiritual Well-being by Andrew Weil, MD

How to Care for Aging Parents by Virginia Morris

Innovative Interventions to Reduce Dementia Caregiver Distress by Springer Publishing Company

Insurance and Beyond: Expanding Access to Quality Health Care by the Association of Academic Health Centers

Legal Guide for Older Americans by The American Bar Association

Life Worth Living by William Thomas, MD

Living with Grief: Alzheimer's Disease by Hospice Foundation of America

Long Term Care in Developed Nations: A Brief Overview by Gibson, Gregory, and Pandya, Sheel

Merriam-Websters Medical Desk Dictionary by Merriam-Webster

New Frontiers in cognitive  Aging by Dixon, Backman, and Nilsson

New Ways to Care for Older People by Springer Publishing Company

Places Rated Almanac by David Savageau

Planning for Community Oriented Health Systems by James Rohrer

Pressure Points: Alzheimer's and Anger by Ballard, Gwyther and Toal

Special Care Series, Book Three: Discovering Understanding by Doug Manning

The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caregiving by Nancy Mace, MA and Peter Rabins, MD, MHH

The Art of Aging by Sherwin Nuland

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Caring for Aging Parents by Linda Rhodes, Ed.D.

The Denial of Aging: Perpetual Youth, Eternal Life, and Other Dangerous Fantas by Muriel Gillick, MD

The Dignity Within: A Handbook for Caregivers, Family Members. . . by Callone, Vasiloff, Kudlacek, Brumback

The Encyclopedia of Elder Care by Springer Publishing Company

The Plight of Family Caregivers by Business Publcisher's, Inc.

To Improve Heatlh and Health Care 2000 by The Robert Wook Johnson Foundation

University Linked Retirement Communities by The Hawthorn Press

Younger Next Year for Women by Chris Crowley and Henry Lodge, MD


DVD Videos

Aging in America, The Years Ahead

Alzheimer's and Memory Loss

American Society on Aging 2007

American Society on aging 2007

Diabetes as a Disease

GIA Ribbon Cutting

Living Old: The Modern Realities of Agin gin America

Physician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers

Remaking American Medicine: Health Care for the 21st Century

Spirituality and End of Life Issues

The Vioxx and Celebrex Controversy

VHS Tapes

Alzheimer's: Hope for Cures and Prevention

Coping with tress as a Caregiver

Dementia and the Law

Diagnosing Memory Disorders

Does Nirtic Oxide Play a Role in Cancer?

Drug Therapies for Maintaining Memory Loss

Family Dynamics and Aging

Forward in Time: Productive Aging in America

Healthy Heart

Living with Grief: Alzheimer's Disease

Macular Degeneration

Medical Student Geriatric Scholars

Nonpharmacological Interventions

Nutritional Issues and Concerns in Aging

Our Parents, Ourselves

Partners in Health: Prescription for Communication

Practical Physical Fitness

Science of Memory

Studies in Quality Long Term Care

The Vioxx and Celebrex Controversy

Vigil: Health Management Press Release

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