What People are Saying about the Book
As a hospice nurse myself I wish more of my patients were given this opportunity to "live" before they die. -Julie
This book does prove that there can be joy and happiness as our life on earth comes to a close. -Ruth
As I read Gawande's book and this one, I wish I had read them both before my parents were facing death. I wonder how I could have changed my interaction with them and perhaps helped them have some joy or another laugh before taking their last breath? -RK
Norma, her son and her daughter-in-law learned to confront the hard questions about the end of life and answered them in time...a very difficult thing to do.
My New Favorite Book -- Inspiring, deep, well-written, and frequently touching - Karen
At once uplifting, reassuring, paradigm-shifting, and sweet, this book manages to climb into your heart and stay there. - Patti
I appreciated Tim and Ramie being so open and honest about the triumphs and challenges in family caregiving.-Joy
This is a wonderful book and I tried to read it slowly to make it last longer. It changed my life! -Shirley
This is going on my "must read" list for friends and family at the beginning of their caregiving time for their parents. -Robin
Never dreamed a book about someone dying could be so uplifting, however this was a book about someone LIVING! -Marcia
This was the best book I purchased all year. Scratch that, this was the best 10 books I purchased all year. I bought one for myself and 9 extra to share. -Susan
This book was uplifting, thought provoking and heartbreaking . . . It's a book about promoting and supporting choice. It opens critical conversations.
In the midst of these trying times, this book restored my faith in humanity and had me either laughing or crying the entire time I was reading it.-Cindy
A must read for caregivers and those who need care -Len
I recently finished reading your book and I must say, it has been a highlight in my reading history.
If you do nothing else today.
Get this book. If you possess any compassion in your body whatsoever it will change your outlook on life.
Miss Norma's "Yes" to life regardless of the time left is a reminder to me to live the best life I can every day.
It changed my life! As an older woman with some health issues I decided to make some changes in my life. - Shirley
Hers is a legacy I want everyone to experience and be inspired to emulate. -David
Driving Miss Norma has so many levels.....deep, light hearted, loving, caring, honest, but most of all truly special. -Janine