Don’t Stop the Music: Finding the Joy in Caregiving by Nancy Weckwerth
“Nancy Weckwerth has written a powerful book that guides the reader through the practical issues that arise when we face life’s sudden changes. At the same time, she supplies a deeply inspirational and authentically emotional look at living with celebration amidst the transient nature of existence. The reader is left with a clear feeling that, with love and willingness, everything and anything can be integrated into a well-lived, well-loved life.”
-William Martin, author of The Caregiver’s Tao Te Ching, and The Parent’s Tao Te Ching.
“Don’t Stop the Music is a narrative of John’s acceptance of his disability and Nancy’s transformation to a caregiver. Nancy shares their journey through every triumph and challenge with honesty and openness. Her insights disclose the light, the lessons, and the laments that guided them across uncharted territory from surviving to thriving.”
-Martha Paterson OTR/L, CHT Artistic Advantage ~ Performing Arts Medicine
Auhor Nancy Weckwerth has created a “survive and thrive” manual for Caregivers. Based upon over twenty-five years of caregiving for her friend and partner, John D. Swan, the book describes how to find the joy in caregiving. The wisdom within is meaningful for any caregiving situation
“Inspirational story for all and a handbook for caregivers”
Five Star Review on Amazon By Sue
Whether or not you are a caregiver, you will be inspired by this amazing story of love, strength and resourcefulness as you follow Nancy and John through their journey of creation after having their dreams turn to dust in a instant. If you are in fact a caregiver, you will find this book to be a valuable resource full of practical advice that will help you create something beautiful for yourself in a difficult situation.
About the Author
Nancy has been the full-time Caregiver for her partner John Swan since his stroke in February of 1991. In addition to her Caregiver/Author role, Nancy is a Realtor® in Southern California. She holds the Master of Music degree in Music Performance and a Certificate in Composition for the Music Industry(film scoring). She and John live in Southern California.
“Don’t Stop the Music: Finding the Joy in Caregiving” is uniquely written with its style of sincerity and integrity. It invites the readers into the Survivor and Caregiver’s “real” world of transformation. If they can live new and better lives as a result of tragedy, so can anyone.
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