Book Resources for Caregivers
Most books available on Amazon or online book store unless otherwise noted.
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After The Cheering Stops
by Cyndy Feasel
Former NFL wife Cyndy Feasel tells the tragic story of her family’s journey into chaos and darkness resulting from the damage her husband suffered due to football-related concussions and head trauma and the faith that saved her.
The Adventures of Head Trauma Hero
by Patti Foster
MASSIVELY helpful “tool” for young people going through brain injury, a big help to their parents to better know how to talk with them and understand what they do and say. Plus, a needed help for doctors and medical teams who work with kids after brain injury.
Living with Brain Injury: A Guide for Families
By Richard Senelick, MD and Karla Doughtery
The new, updated edition of the renowned classic – complete with cutting edge neuroplasticity and exciting experimental rehabilitation research! Living with Brain Injury will help readers – both families of patients and professionals alike – through the new, uncharted territory of brain rehabilitation, a world where people we love may change before our eyes, physically, mentally, and emotionally.
The Caregiver’s Tale: The True Story of A Woman, Her Husband Who Fell Off the Roof and Traumatic Brain Injury
By Marie Therese Gass
From the Spousal Caregiver’s point of view, this is the story of the first seven years after severe Traumatic Brain Injury, as well as essays concerning the problems of fixing things or at least letting life operate more smoothly. Humor and pathos, love and frustration, rages and not knowing what to do–all these make up a complete story of Traumatic Brain Injury.
When God Doesn’t Fix It: Lessons You Never Wanted to Learn, Truths You Can’t Live Without
By Laura Story
Worship leader and recording artist Laura Story’s life took an unexpected turn when her husband, Martin, was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Their lives would never be the same. Yes, with God all things are possible. But the devastating news was that no cure existed to restore Martin’s short-term memory, eyesight, and other complications. The fairy-tale life Laura had dreamed of was no longer possible. And yet in struggling with God about how to live with broken dreams, Laura has found joy and a deeper intimacy with Jesus.