Patients and Families


InterruBarbara McVicker just released her new PBS-TV special Stuck in the Middle: caring for Mom and Dad which aired nationwide. She is an eldercare expert, national speaker, and author of:

Stuck in the Middle :shared stories and tips on caring for Mom and Dad

Before Things Fall Apart: Preparing to care for Mom and Dad and the companion The Essential Workbook

www.BarbaraMcVicker.comption Awareness: A Nursing Minute for Patient Safety
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGK9_CkhRNw

Beth Boynton, RN, MS www.bethboynton.com
Author of “Confident Voices:
The Nurses’ Guide to Improving Communication & Creating Positive Workplaces”
1-207-752-0826

What are NURSE LEADERS saying about “Confident Voices”?
http://bit.ly/nmsyLg

Facing Death:  A companion in words and images by Linda Watson.  A beautiful book to help the dying and their family communicate about the dying journey.

http://www.authorlindawatson.com

Frances Shani Parker:  Author of “Becoming Dead Right:  A Hospice Volunteer in Urban Nuring Homes”

http://www.FrancesShaniParker.com

http://www.hospiceand nursinghomes.blogspot.com

Listen to her poems read on YouTube – search under Frances Shani Paker

Caring Bridge to create a free website to keep your loved ones posted about your recovery

http://www.caringbridge.org/

State Specific Advance Directives

http://www.caringinfo.org/stateaddownload

Hospice Foundation of America

http://www.hospicefoundation.org/

Association of Death Education and Counseling

http://www.adec.org/

Lingerie for those who have had breast surgery

www.dimurini.com

PALS for Health Interpretation Services

www.palsforhealth.org

American Cancer Society

http://www.cancer.org/

American Heart Association

http://www.americanheart.org/

Alzheimer Association

http://www.alz.org/

Project Angel Food – Food Delivery to homebound

www.projectangelfood.org

The Women of Color Breast Cancer Survivor’s Support Project

www.woc4me.org

The Wellness Community – They provide cancer support, education and hope.

www.thewellnesscommunity.org

Organ Donation

http://organdonor.gov/