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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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5 Tips For Caregivers To Better Manage Their Time

5 Tips For Caregivers To Better Manage Their Time

Time is precious when you are caring for a loved one. There is so much to do for them, and you only have 24 hours a day. Being a caregiver requires endless amounts of empathy, patience, and energy. Thus, if you are caring for a family member or a loved one, it is...

The Beauty Of Personally Taking Care Of An Elderly Loved One

The Beauty Of Personally Taking Care Of An Elderly Loved One

Home is where the health is. Staying at home means being surrounded by the familiar, which helps to create a sense of security and freedom. Growing old is a natural and inevitable part of this so-called life. Some people will lose their independence as they age and...

Vintage Sweets: Timeless American Desserts We Still Enjoy Today

Vintage Sweets: Timeless American Desserts We Still Enjoy Today

From Local favorites to National Treasures, here are four essential American Sweet Recipes. Traditional American food culture gets a bad rap sometimes (it is not just burgers and fries), but when it comes to dessert, who could deny the confectionary...

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