May 6, 2020
On today’s episode, I speak to
Fern Pessin, author of I'll Be Right There: A Guidebook for Adults
Caring for Their Aging. In addition to being an author herself,
Fern also works with people on telling their stories.
I’ll Be Right There was written
to remove the overwhelm of the caregiving role and support families
on the caregiving journey; to help people know what they didn’t
know they needed to know when they find themselves in the role of
helping a parent.
In this episode we discuss:
memory/recollection you recount in your book isn’t going to align
always with the memory of others you are talking about in your
book. You just need to clear it with them in advance or include a
disclaimer that says this is told according to your truth and
memory, and it may not match up to how others may have remembered
it a habit to write every day.
- Writing can be a cathartic experience, getting
everything out of your head and onto paper, so you can have some
emotional separation when you are editing it.
every day, get it all on paper. And then you can look at it
Enjoy the episode!