Ellen Besso is the Sunshine Coast-based author of Surviving Eldercare: Where Their Needs End and Yours Begin ($16.95). It chronicles her journey with her own mother who has Alzheimer's, and provides a body-mind-spirit approach to caregiving. Following a a three month sabbatical in India, during which she spent spent six weeks in Dharamsala tutoring Tibetan students, she is preparing a book of Tibetan refugee stories.

[BCBW 2010]