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Eleanor Gaccetta

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Eleanor Gaccetta

Eleanor is a Colorado native who grew up in a small farming community outside Denver.  Her career in state and local government spanned almost 40 years during which time she earned both a Bachelor and Master’s degree from Regis University.  She retired to provide full-time care to her mother after she broke her hip at age 93.  Armed with faith, humor and love she navigated being a sole caregiver until her mother’s death at age 102 in 2017.  One Caregiver’s Journey, a memoir of her caregiving experience, was published in 2019.  In 2021 she published Generations of Good Food, a collection of 200 recipes which span six generations of family.  Today she lives in a western suburb of Denver and enjoys an active lifestyle that includes baking, cooking, gardening, physical activities and spending time with family and friends.

 

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Post-pandemic Balance vs The Drunken Monkey Syndrome

Post-pandemic Balance vs The Drunken Monkey Syndrome

Post-pandemic Balance vs The Drunken Monkey Syndrome Many families have taken on the role of caregiver during the pandemic for their elder family members while dealing with children who have been locked at home and away from friends and school for more than a year. ...

The Top Caregiving Trends for 2021

The Top Caregiving Trends for 2021

The Top Caregiving Trends for 2021 One of the most common traits of human behavior is taking care of the elderly. In most cultures it has been integral throughout human civilization. In many cultures, taking care of elderly loved ones is essential; elders have been...

The Common Safety Risks for the Elderly

The Common Safety Risks for the Elderly

The Common Safety Risks for the Elderly During the pandemic, many families are taking care of the elderly at home.  There may be risks that they may encounter even if they are home and homeowners must take necessary precautions to avoid unnecessary accidents. One main...

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