National Family Caregivers Month
Audiobooks to Support Family Caregivers

From highly personal medical memoirs to deeply researched explorations into the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of care and care-giving, these audiobooks are at once resources and companions on a journey where support is vital.

Author: Abby Maslin
Read By: Abby Maslin

Love You Hard is the raw, unflinchingly honest story of a young love left broken, and the resilience required to mend a life and remake a marriage. Told from the caregiver’s perspective, this audiobook is a daring exploration of what it means to love beyond language, beyond abilities, and into the place that reveals who we really are.

Author: Katherine May
Read By: Rebecca Lee

An intimate, revelatory audiobook exploring the ways we can care for and repair ourselves when life knocks us down. Sometimes you slip through the cracks: unforeseen circumstances like an abrupt illness, the death of a loved one, a break up, or a job loss can derail a life. Wintering is not only about how these painful times can be endured, but the singular opportunities they offer.

From the award-winning journalist and author, The Last Ocean is a lyrical, raw, and humane investigation of dementia that explores both the journeys of the people who live with the condition and those of their loved ones. Not only will this audiobook aid those walking with dementia patients, The Last Ocean will prompt all of us to think on the nature of a life well lived.

The Soul of Care is a moving memoir and an extraordinary love story that shows how an expert physician became a family caregiver and learned why care is so central to all our lives and yet is at risk in today’s world.

Author: Tia Powell
Read By: Kimberly Farr and Tia Powell

Reimagining Dementia is a moving combination of medicine and memoir. In demystifying dementia, Dr. Powell helps listeners understand it with clearer eyes, from the point of view of both physician and caregiver.

You’re faced with a difficult health condition. You have exhausted medicine’s answers. What do you do? In The Other Side of Impossible, Susannah Meadows shares the real-life stories of seven families who persisted when traditional medicine alone wasn’t enough.

Interweaving evocative stories of her family and the patients Sunita Puri cares for, That Good Night is a stunning meditation on impermanence and the role of medicine in helping us to live and die well, arming readers with information that will transform how we communicate with our doctors about what matters most to us.

The Patient's Playbook

The Patient’s Playbook is an essential guide to the most effective techniques for getting the best from a broken system: sourcing excellent physicians, selecting the right treatment protocols, researching with precision, and structuring the ideal support team.

Life is not a problem to be solved. ACT shows how we can live full and meaningful lives by embracing our vulnerability and turning toward what hurts. In A Liberated Mind, the originator and pioneering researcher into Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) lays out the psychological flexibility skills that make it one of the most powerful approaches research has yet to offer.

How to Change Your Mind is a brilliant and brave investigation into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs—and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences.

For more listens to support you through difficult times, visit our Grief, Illness, Healing Collection.