Dec 10, 2013
Jacqueline Marcell, author of the bestselling book, Elder Rage, or Take My Father,... Please! How to Survive Caring for Aging Parents, is today's guest on Gab with the Gurus. A former television executive, Jacqueline became a caregiver to both her once-adoring, difficult father and sweet mother, both of whom got Alzheimer’s. After caring for her parents for four years and depleting their life savings and much of her own, she then survived invasive breast cancer herself and conquered her own sugar addiction. In this Gab with the Gurus Show, Jacqueline Marcell will discuss: How to handle or avoid caregiver stress and illness.How 78 million Baby Boomers are -- or soon will be -- caring for their aging parents, yet most are unprepared in every way.How by being overweight or obese, millions are at risk for type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.By age 65, 1 in 8 is afflicted with Alzheimer’s Disease, and by age 85 (fastest growing population), nearly 1 in every 2.5.4 million Americans have AD, but millions go undiagnosed for many years as symptoms are perceived as normal aging. Please spread the word about this exciting show to your friends and fans.