by David B. Feldman, Ph.D. & S. Andrew Lasher, Jr., M.D.
Could the Doctors Be Wrong?
Understanding and Coming to Terms with Bad News
Who Are All These People?
Making Sense of the Medical System and Its Many Faces
What Treatments are Available?
Making Sense of Diseases and Medical Interventions
What Can I Do about My Loved One’s Pain and Suffering?
Addressing Physical Limitations and Difficulties
Where Will It Happen?
Choosing the Right Place and Type of Care for Your Loved One
How Will It Happen?
Dispelling Myths About the Final Days
How Should I Be Feeling?
Facing Your Feelings about Caring For and Losing a Loved One
What Should I Be Saying?
Learning to Talk with Someone Who Is Dying
What Should I Be Doing? Part I
Attending to Practical Matters
What Should I Be Doing? Part II
Attending to Matters of the Heart
What Is the Meaning of it All?
Considering the Spiritual Aspects of Dying
Will I Ever “Get Over” Losing My Loved One?
Discovering Life After Loss