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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.

 

Recent

Blogs

Fine Cooking: How To Salvage Chicken Catastrophes

Fine Cooking: How To Salvage Chicken Catastrophes

For most people, the food most abused in a cookout is chicken. You can try scraping off that bitter, black coating, but its flavor and aroma (what chefs call "Eau de ashtray") flavor the meat. Sometimes things go wrong. We all have the occasional "off" days. That goes...

Guide For Providing In-Home Care For Your Loved One

Guide For Providing In-Home Care For Your Loved One

Aiding a loved one age in place may mean anything. Hiring the right help might not only be a necessity but a gift. Family caregiving is crucial to elder family members wanting to stay in their home as they get older. Helping a family member age in place may mean...

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