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New Book written to help caregivers and elders navigate resources

FACT: There are over 44 million family caregivers caring for aging family members.
When the dust settled after two intense years of managing her mother’s care, caregivers, and finances, Faye Levow was determined to create a comprehensive resource so that no one would ever again be lost in a whirlwind of caring for aging family members. Her upcoming book, OMG! My Parents Are Getting OLD! is the result of that determination.
OMG! My Parents Are Getting OLD! is the definitive resource for families on what to do when caught up in the whirlwind of dealing with unprepared, aging parents. It will also give readers tips on how to prepare for their elder years, so life will easier for them and their families.

OMG! My Parents Are Getting OLD! weaves readable chapters from more than 50 professionals who work with seniors every day in a wide variety of capacities and fields, and the lessons from more 70 family caregivers who have “been there,” along with the dramatic, true story of caregivers, theft, finances, and family gone awry during the last years of a loved one’s life.

OMG! My Parents Are Getting OLD! has a comprehensive resource section and will be fully indexed, making it very user friendly.

“My mission is to make it popular to talk about the issues presented in the book and get people out of denial, so they start preparing for elder years well in advance. This will help both elders and their families to deliver better care with less stress when the time comes,” Faye says.

President of Launch Pad Publishing and long time entrepreneur, Faye has been writing and editing for over 30 years and coaching authors for the last seven. She has been a features writer for magazines and newspapers, a contributing author in several books, and has edited magazines, newsletters, and numerous books in a variety of genres, including a Washington Post bestseller.

Faye is co-author of Award-Winning Savory Delights: The Best Restaurants in Greater Fort Lauderdale, author of So You Want to Write a Book? The Best Writing and Publishing Tips, and creator of the upcoming book OMG! My Parents are Getting OLD! scheduled for release Spring of 2013.

Advance purchase the book at a discount and become a supporter of the project at www.OMGMyParentsAreGettingOld.com. Once the book is released, it will be available at major bookstores, both online and off, as well as on the book’s website and www.LaunchPadPublishing.com