Reading this book, caregivers will find ways to increase their effectiveness by understanding more fully what their care receivers are experiencing, by finding creative ways to assist them in processing what is happening, and by working with them to discern responses to loss that are emotionally healthy, intellectually coherent, spiritually genuine, culturally sensitive, relationally authentic, and personally fulfilling.

chapter Chapter 1|12 pages

Possibilities for Meaning: Attachments

chapter Chapter 2|10 pages

Loss as a Break in an Attachment

chapter Chapter 3|15 pages

Responding to a Break

chapter Chapter 4|13 pages

Responding Before the Break Has Taken Place

chapter Chapter 5|16 pages

Responding After the Break Has Taken Place

chapter Chapter 6|17 pages

Responding in a Personal Way

chapter Chapter 7|10 pages

Being Transformed Through Responses

chapter Chapter 8|13 pages

Resources for Transformation: Attachments