Resources for Adults

Caring for Someone Who is Dying:


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

Die Wise: A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul by Stephen Jenkinson

Essentials in Hospice Palliative Care by Katherine Murray

Online Resources

Nearing the End of Life: A Guide for Relatives and Friends of the Dying, online resource by Sue Brayne and Dr. Peter Fenwick

Dying, Death & Grief:


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

The Heart Does Break: Canadian Writers on Grief and Mourning by Jean Baird and George Bowering

The Mourners Dance: What We Do When People Die by Katherine Ashenburg

Online Resources

The Death of a Baby:


An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination by Elizabeth McCracken

Loving Your Baby: A Gentle and Practical Guide to Parenting Through Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Death by Shari Morash