When someone we love is going through the process of dying, it is vital that we find support for our own journey.  These resources can help provide some of that support:

Brayne, S. & Fenwick, P. (2008). End-of-life experiences: A guide for carers of the dying. Retrieve at


Byock, I. (1997). Dying well: The prospect for growth at the end of life. New York, NY: Riverhead Books.

Byock, I. (2004). The four things that matter most: A book about living. New York, NY: Free Press. 380

Callanan, M. (1994). Final journeys: A practical guide for bringing care and comfort at the end of life. New York, NY: Bantam Books.

Callanan, M. & Kelley, P. (1992). Final gifts: Understanding the special awareness, needs, and communication of the dying. New York, NY: Bantam Books.

Collett, Merrill. (1999). At home with dying: A Zen hospice approach. Boulder, CO: Shambhala.

Foos-Graber, A. (1989). Deathing: An intelligent alternative for the final moments of life. York Beach, ME: Nicolas-Hays, Inc.

Gawande, Atul. (2014). Being mortal: Medicine and what matters in the end. New York, NY: Henry Holt & Company.

Groves, R. & Klauser, H. (2005). The American book of dying: Lessons in healing spiritual pain. Berekely, CA & Toronto, Canada: Celestial Arts.

Halifax, J. (2008). Being with dying: Cultivating compassion and fearlessness in the presence of death. Boulder, CO: Shambhala.

Halifax, J. & Simon, T. (2011, May 3). Being with Dying. Insights at the edge podcast. Retrieve at:

http://www.soundstrue.com/store/weeklywisdom/?page=single&category=IATE &episode=3340

Hoffman, J. (2016, Feb 2). A new vision for dreams of the dying. The New York Times. Retrieve at http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/02/health/dreams-dying- deathbed-interpretation-delirium.html?_r=0