Eleanor Gaccetta is the author of the One Caregiver's Journey, an inspiring book about taking care of elderly family members.
Caring for the sick and elderly requires passion. It takes courage and sacrifices to drop your personal goals and chose to spend your time and energy, even for a member of the family.
Eleanor Gaccetta is a career woman. However, when her mother fell ill, she decided to dedicate her time to taking care of her mother.
Her book, One Caregiver's Journey is a heart-warming story of how Eleanor Gaccetta spent more nine and a half years taking care of her mother.
It is an inspirational read for those who are taking care of elderly family members. Let us get to know more about Eleanor Gaccetta and her published work, One Caregiver's Journey.
Eleanor Gaccetta is a Colorado native. She grew up in a small farming community outside Denver City.
After graduating from high school, Gaccetta worked for the State of Colorado, where she served for 31 years.
Gaccetta spent the last seven of those thirty-one years serving as a legislative analyst for the Department of Human Services, and Colorado's Medicaid program.
Gaccetta also went on to serve seven years as a policy analyst for the City and County of Broomfield. Finally, she returned to the State of Colorado and worked as a private contractor.
Despite those many years of professional service, Eleanor Gaccetta never forgot her education.
She pursued to obtain both a Bachelor's and Master's Degree from Regis University during the early years of her career.
Her remarkable employment history is a testament to her dedication and passion for public service.
However, after almost 40 years of an outstanding career as a public servant, Eleanor Gaccetta decided to retire and embark on a new journey.
Gaccetta became a full-time caregiver to her mom who suffered a broken hip after a fall. Her mother was 93 years old when it happened.
For almost a decade, Eleanor Gaccetta performed her duties as a caregiver and a daughter to her mom until the latter's death at the age of 102.