An interview with the authors of “What to Do about Mama?: A Guide to Caring for Aging Family Members”

Helpful Books Blog

Helpful Books Blog (HBB) is very happy to have authors Barbara Matthews (BM) and Barbara Trainin Blank (BTB) drop by for an interview.

wtdam_fcFor nearly five years, Barbara G. Matthews served as an Assessor/Care Manager for the Area Agency on Aging of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Her main responsibility was to visit seniors in their homes to administer a comprehensive assessment, which determined their needs and eligibility for services. Matthews then “retired” to become a full-time caregiver when her mother-in-law moved into her home, an experience that motivated her to write this book.

Barbara Trainin Blank is an independent writer and editor now based in Maryland. A writer for newspapers, magazines, and web sites, in areas as diverse as the arts, health and medicine, religion, and societal trends, she has contributed to Health, Emergency Medicine, Hadassah, Business2Business, and B magazines, as well as to Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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