Care for the Caretaker, How Jim Backus' Wife Did It, an Upbeat Guide for Those Who Care for Others

by Jasperpub

Publisher: Jasperpub

Publication Date: May 18, 2015

ISBN: 9780966346534

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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Best-selling author Henny Backus cared for her husband, actor Jim Backus ("Mr. Magoo," "Gilligan's Island," and "Rebel Without a Cause"), through his 10-year bout with Parkinson's Disease. In "Care for the Caretaker," Henny shares her experience and guidance with compassion and wit.

"[Care for the Caretaker] is a simple, readable book that can be of great benefit to others who may find themselves in the role of caretaker. An intimate glimpse into lives that glow with hope and deep love. It is a book to be read by all who care--about themselves and their loved ones." --Jack Lemmon

"An extraordinary mixture of love and courage, "Care for the Caretaker" raises all of the issues and tells you how to deal with them." --Sherwood Schwartz, creator of "The Brady Bunch" and "Gilligan's Island."

"Warm and touching." --Sidney Sheldon