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Eleanor Gaccetta

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Author

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.

 

Recent

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Guide to Caregiving in the New Normal

Guide to Caregiving in the New Normal

Guide to Caregiving in the New Normal In this time of a global crisis, people with underlying medical conditions as well as older adults are more likely to develop severe illnesses than other people. Naturally, the outbreak of the Covid-19 created significant changes...

How to Bake Like a Pro: Quick and Fun Recipes

How to Bake Like a Pro: Quick and Fun Recipes

How to Bake Like a Pro: Quick and Fun Recipes Baking necessitates one to have mindfulness, creativity, and a hefty dose of dedication. It is more than just coming up with gastronomic delights—spending time baking in the kitchen improves mood and increases mental...

Modern Caregiving Transitions

Modern Caregiving Transitions

Modern Caregiving Transitions We live in a world where we are not only encouraged but expected to be first. First in line, first to be picked for the team, first one to finish the race in work or play. Our egos are primed to be first. Being first sets us apart and...

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