Sometimes it just helps to know that you are not alone. Watching, reading about or listening to others on aging, illness, dementia and caregiving topics helps us feel a little less lonely, understand our challenges a bit more clearly and learn about new solutions or approaches. Following is a resource list for you to peruse on books, podcasts, and movies.


From Strength to Strength: Finding Success, Happiness and Deep Purpose in the Second Half of Life by Arthur C. Brooks

Growing Old: Notes on Aging with Something Like Grace by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

My Two Elaines: Learning, Coping, and Surviving as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver by Martin Schreiber

The Conscious Caregiver: A Mindful Approach to Caring for Your Loved One Without Losing Yourself By Linda Abbit

The Sudden Caregiver: A Roadmap for Resilient Caregiving – by Karen Warner


A Man Called Ove

The Father

The Savages

Still Alice

The Notebook


Better Health While Aging, Leslie Kernisan, MD

Aging Matters, Cheryl Beversdorf

Boomers Today, Frank Samson

Dementia Care Partner Talk Show Podcast, Teepa Snow

Daughterhood The Podcast: For Caregivers, Rosanne Corcoran