Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Becky Feola, Author Of The Eldercare Consultant, Named As Winner In ‘50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading’ Book Awards

Becky Feola was picked from a field of hundreds of authors who appeared on The Authors Show. Becky Feola's book, entitled ‘The Eldercare Consultant', is the ultimate guide to making senior life decisions

Becky Feola, author of ‘The Eldercare Consultant, Your Guide to Making the Best Choices Possible’, has been named as a winner in the ’50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading’ Book Awards Contest. Her honors came as a result of her appearance on The Authors Show. Becky Feola was chosen from a field of hundreds of authors through a public voting process. ‘The Eldercare Consultant, Your Guide to Making the Best Choices Possible’, is a comprehensive and easy to understand handbook that clearly outlines strategies for assessing a senior’s needs, identifying the best types of assistance, and how to find and put that support in place. Other important topics include how to pay for care, managing family dynamics, handling change and juggling everyone’s needs.

“I am honored," Becky stated, "to be included in this year’s ’50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading'. 'The Eldercare Consultant' was a direct result of having worked with over a thousand families dealing with aging/ill loved ones and having them insist that I needed to write a book detailing what I had explained to them so that I could reach even more families.  This award validates that need and I appreciate the recognition.  It is my greatest desire to use this honor to be able to promote The Eldercare Consultant and provide assistance to as many families as possible.”

Born to be a writer, Becky always loved creating characters and narratives with a special affinity for ghost stories. As an adult her desire to write was put on hold, as a result of life’s twists and turns. By the age of 45, Becky was widowed after supporting her husband through his 11-year battle with Huntington’s Disease. During his final days, she once again felt the presence of spirits and she knew he was passing between worlds. The experience re-ignited her desire to be a writer, as she began the next chapter of her own life.

Feola's first book, 'The Eldercare Consultant', provides readers with the knowledge, support, and encouragement they need. Weaving together real-life stories with the essential information needed to make the best decisions, this compassionate and practical guide helps readers:

* Spot warning signs of physical and mental decline
* Recognize when a loved one needs assistance
* Determine the level of care needed
* Evaluate the options—family caregiver, home health care, palliative care and more
* Understand and manage the costs of care
* Make the adjustment as smooth as possible
* Avoid caregiver burnout
* And much more

'The Eldercare Consultant' has a 100% 5 star rating on Amazon. A recent Amazon review stated, “Until you are faced with the emotionally-charged challenge associated with locating, securing, and transitioning a loved one to the appropriate living environment, you cannot fully appreciate the immensity of the task. I will be eternally grateful to Becky for helping me through the process when my Mother reached the point where she could no longer live alone. This book provides a treasure of resources and carefully walks you through every conceivable consideration to ensure the perfect selection is made for your loved one.”

Becky also bring her talent to the fiction genre. Her first novel, 'Winter’s Child', set in 1928 in Jerome, Arizona tells the tale of the murder of Josephine Wheaton and her unborn child. After spending extensive time in Jerome, including stays at the famous Grand Hotel, the story of Winter’s Child came to Becky in a vision. Following one of her visits, Becky awoke with the concept for the book, which is currently in production.

Becky Feola is available for media interviews and can be reached using the information below, or by email at beckyfeola@gmail.com. ‘The Eldercare Consultant, Your Guide to Making the Best Choices Possible’ is available at online retail book outlets. More information is available at Becky Feola's website at http://www.beckyfeola.com.

About Becky Feola:

Award winning author Becky Feola learned the value of hard work and life while being raised on remote cattle ranches in Arizona and Wyoming. During those early years, she developed a keen sense of service and nurturing towards other living creatures while caring for orphaned calves, sick kittens and her colt, Little George.

Later in life, she would find herself immersed in an 11-year battle as caregiver after her husband was diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease. The day her husband tried to strangle her during a frightening hallucination was the day Becky’s life would change forever. After that incident and subsequent hospitalization, the doctors told her that her husband would never be coming home again. This led to a frantic search for a professional care facility that would tend for her beloved's needs as well or better than she could.

Once he passed away in 2005, Becky healed herself by creating two businesses devoted to helping other caregivers find ethical and moral solutions to their needs — The NJF Center for Caregivers and Assisted Living Advantage. Now, she has taken that passion a step further with her book 'The Eldercare Consultant, Your Guide to Making the Best Choices Possible'.

Becky lives in Phoenix, Arizona and while continuing to provide eldercare services, she is currently working on a novel series.


Becky Feola