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No One Has to Die Alone: Preparing for a Meaningful Death (Book)

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Caring for a terminally ill loved one can be the single biggest challenge of your life. Drawing from her experience sitting with over 500 people as they died and caring for her own terminally ill father, Dr. Lani Leary gently guides caregivers, family, and friends through the difficult transitions of illness, death, and bereavement.

No One Has to Die Alone offers the practical skills, vocabulary, and insights needed to truly address the needs of a dying loved one while caring for yourself through the process. Dr. Leary shows both patient and caregiver how to rise above feelings of fear and isolation to find peace and meaning in each person’s unique end-of-life experience.

Whether used as a reference book to address a particular challenge or read from start to finish, this is a must-read for anyone facing death or the loss of a loved one. You’ll learn:

• how to listen to and support a loved one’s needs;

• what to expect as a loved one declines and the different grieving processes and tasks;

• the key to supporting a grieving child;

• what resources are available for patients and caregivers;

• the lessons of near-death experiences and the value of after-death communications.

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Dr. Lani Leary has over twenty-five years of experience as a psychotherapist working with chronically ill, dying, and bereaved clients. She served as the director of mental health services at Whitman Walker AIDS clinic, as a professor of Death Studies at George Mason University, and as a researcher at the National Cancer Institute of NIH. Leary also garners wisdom from her personal experience—her mother’s death when she was a child, her father’s death from cancer, her own profound near-death experience—and has sat with over 500 people as they died.

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Paperback:
246 pages
Publisher:
Beyond Words Publishing; April 10, 2012
Language:
English
ISBN-10:
1582703523
ISBN-13:
978-1582703527
Weight:
.8 LBS

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  1. No One Has to Die Alone 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 25th Apr 2012

    Leary, a psychotherapist and professor of death studies, has written an extraordinarily clear-eyed and helpful guide for those who must care for a dying loved one, an almost unavoidable and challenging situation.

    Leary respects both the patterns within and the uniqueness of the processes of letting go and grieving. She provides a public service; this book is strongly recommended for libraries.


  2. No One Has to Die Alone 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 25th Apr 2012

    No One Has to Die Alone provides essential information to caregivers of the terminally ill. By including the topic of after-death communication (ADC) experiences, this book also offers comfort, hope, and healing for those who are greiving after their loved ones make their transition.


  3. Rewarding 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 25th Apr 2012

    I am 80+ years old and after reading this book, I realized that I had answeres, regarding my Mothers death at my age 10, to questions that was unaware I even had. It also provided me with an action plan for the winter years of my life.


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