Books

Being with Dying: Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death by Joan Halifax

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande

Changing the Way We Die by Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel

Choices at the End of Life: Finding Out What Your Parents Want – Before it’s too late  by Linda Nordlander, RN and Kerstin McSteen, RN

Dying Well by Ira Byock, MD

Handbook for Mortals by Joanne Lynn, MD,  Joan Harrold, MD and Janice Lynch Schuster, MFA

How We Die by Sherwin B. Nuland, MD

Knocking on Heaven’s Door:  The Path to a Better Way of Death by Katy Butler

Making Rounds with Oscar: The Extraordinary Gift of and Ordinary Cat by David Dosa, MD

Modern Death – How Medicine Changed the End of Life by Aider Warraich, MD

On Death and Dying by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, MD

One Foot in Heaven, Journey of a Hospice Nurse by Heidi Telpner, RN

The Death of Ivan Illyich by Leo Tolstoy

The Four Things that Matter Most by Ira Byock, MD

What Really Matters: 7 Lessons for Living from the Stories of the Dying by Karen Wyatt, MD

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi and Abraham Verghese

Wings of Change Publications Various Tools for Hospice Professionals