Multigenerational – Wings

Christopher Myers, Wings, Scholastic Inc., New York, NY. Beautifully illustrated story of a modern day Ikarus, challenges stigma and offers the opportunity to view differences as gifts. This is a recommnded core resource for Meetings, and for friends and family of people with challenges.

The Moon in the Water

Kathy J. Phillips, The Moon in the Water – Relections on an Aging Parent, 2008, Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, Tennessee. A first person exploration of compassionate caregiving through a spiritual lens. This is a recommended resource especially for childrenwho are caring for aging parents.

Share the Care

Cappy Capossela and Sheila Warnock, Share the Care – How to Organize a Group to Care for Someone Who is seriously Ill, 2004, Fireside, New York, NY.  A how to book of guidelines and support for families, groups of friends, spiritual communities that covers many issues and concerns that may arise as well as practical tips for organizing. This is a recommended core resource for Meetings, pastoral caregivers, families or any group organizing to care for a person.

For Children, Parents, Teachers, When Someone Has a Very Serious Illness

Marge Heegaard, to be illustrated by children, When Someone Has a Very Serious Illness- Children Can Learn to Cope With Loss and Change, 1991 Woodlands Press, Minneapolis, MN. This is a workbook for children to draw and write in; and will help the adults in their lives communicate and understand their feelings. This is a recommended core resource for Meetings, and for families/friends/teachers of children who are experiencing family change due to serious illness.