Linda Abbit is the author of The Conscious Caregiver: A Mindful Approach to Caring for Your Loved One Without Losing Yourself (Adams Media, a division of Simon & Schuster). She is a family caregiver with more than 25 years’ experience and the founder of Tender Loving Eldercare, an online community that provides information, support, and inspiration for family caregivers. She is a prominent contributor to SeniorPlanet.org, where many of her stories remain in the top 30 articles read on the site.
She holds a master’s in education and has worked in the eldercare industry for many years. In 2009, she received the Caregiver of the Year Award by Caregiving.com, and her website was nominated for excellence by Best Senior Living Awards in 2012, 2013, and 2014. Join her online community on their Facebook page, or follow Linda on Twitter at @LindaAbbit.