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.
Government Response to Current Caregiving Challenges Unlike other work set-ups, caregivers or health workers cannot wait for ideal conditions to come, even with a transpiring pandemic. They continue to work through the same work structure every single day. With the...
Modern Recipes That Can Bring the Whole Family to the Table The relevance of food to humans means so much more than we think. As much as it is a means of survival, it also nurtures relationships. Food is something that shapes a family. Thus, eating together is highly...
There are many sayings related to time; time waits for no one; I have more time than money; and, time will tell to just name a few. To a caregiver deep in their duties providing care to another person, time merely is morning to night and sometimes time doesn’t end...