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Life Lessons from My Papa: A Daughter's Journey Caring for Her Elderly Father
On March 1, 2010, Elizabeth Hugo's life changed dramatically when her ninety-two-year-old father, Victor Mazzullo, moved into her home. Blind, diabetic, and suffering from dementia, her papa required total care for his every need. As her daily life drastically transformed, Elizabeth soon realized she would have to rely not only on herself, but also on her faith as she ...more
Paperback, 186 pages
Published June 26th 2013 by CrossBooks Publishing
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Memoirs always run the risk of being "caught in time and space," being written with such focus on the persons, the era, the events, that the lessons are obscured if not entirely absent. Yet that is not the case with this book. Elizabeth Hugo focuses on the first part of her title perfectly, "life lessons," and as such has provided a timeless book that just happens to take place in the last years of her father's life. The book is personal to be sure, but the lessons are those that all of us can ...more