ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center provides help in finding local respite providers for caregivers. www.archrespite.org 919-490-5577.

Beerman, Susan, and Rappaport-Musson, Judith (2005). Eldercare 911: Question and Answer Book. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books.

Carter, Jimmy (1998). The Virtues of Aging. New York: Ballantine Books.

Children of Aging Parents (CAPS) is a non-profit, charitable organization founded by children with aging parents for support to the larger caregiving community. www.caps4caregivers.com 800-227-7294.

Dychtwald, K (1999). Age Power. New York: Penguin.

Generations United provides nationwide information on grandfamilies and kinship care. www.gu.org 202-289-3979.

Moberg, DO (Ed.) (2001). Aging and Spirituality. New York: Haworth.

Morris, V (1996). How to Care for Aging Parents. New York: Workman Publishing Co.

National Council on Aging (NCOA). NCOA is an association of organizations and professionals dedicated to promoting the dignity, self-determination, well-being and contributions of older persons. www.ncoa.org 202-479-1200 and Los Angeles branch 626-791-5010.

Perls, TT and Silver, MH (1999). Living to 100. New York: Basic Books.

Sadler, W (2000). The Third Age: 6 Principals of Growth and Renewal After Forty. New York: Perseus.

U.S. Administration on Aging (AOA) provides a comprehensive site on all topics involving aging. The web site also contains helpful information on caregiving, including a government sponsored program called Eldercare Locator that finds community assistance for seniors nationwide. www.aoa.dhhs.gov 202-619-0724 and www.eldercare.gov 800-677-1116.

Vaillant, GE (2002). Aging Well. New York: Little, Brown.

Vierck, E (2002). Growing Old in America. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale.