Books for Dealing with Difficult Relationships
- Are Your Parents Driving You Crazy? Getting to Yes with Competent, Aging Parents (expanded 2nd edition) by Joseph A Ilardo and Carole R. Rothman (Vanderwyk & Burnham: 2005 ISBN-10: 1889242187). A guide to solving common dilemmas faced by aging parents who are still basically competent, but showing decline in certain areas. Covers issues like driving, finances, not listening to healthcare providers, and arguments among siblings about care.
- How to Say It to Seniors: Closing the Communication Gap with Our Elders by David Solie (Prentice Hall: 2004 ISBN-10: 0735203806). Explores the reasons why communicating with the elderly is sometimes so frustrating and offers strategies and skills for overcoming the difficulties. Particularly geared toward Baby Boomers.
- You’re Full of Shift by Howard Miller (Fulcrum Point: 2009 ISBN-10: 057800612X). Offers stories detailing the power of transformation and change in adult relationships.