Books, Links, and More

We've compiled resources in both French and English, to give you the broadest possible range of available information. To see resources in French, click in the top right corner of the page.

If you have a favourite palliative care resource that doesn't appear here, suggest a resource below.

Advanced care planning / Decision making
The Best Care Possible - A Physician's Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life
Dr. Ira Byock, one of the foremost palliative-care physicians in the United States iluminates one of the most important and... read more...
Handbook for Mortals: Guidance for People Facing Serious Illness (2nd. ed.)
This book is written for a general audience by a team of specialists.  Updated since the first edition in 1999, it provides... read more...
Moments that Matter: Cases in Ethical Eldercare
Dr Gordon, geriatrician, ethicist, educator, speaker, and author, has written this guide for family members to help support... read more...
So You've Been Appointed Executor [Paperback]
Canadian book recommended for friends/family members acting in role as executor for someone who has passed away. read more...
When the Time Comes: Families With Aging Parents Share Their Struggles and Solutions
Likened to a ‘support group in print’ for anyone with aging parents, the author leads a compassionate and eyes-wide-open... read more...