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  • Genre:MEDICAL
  • SubGenre:Caregiving
  • Language:English
  • Pages:40
  • eBook ISBN:9781667887814
  • Paperback ISBN:9781667887807

The Caregiver

The Greatest Achievement of my Career and in Life

by Troy Donahue Jackson

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The Caregiver book purpose is to recognize, uplift and empower caregivers worldwide. This is A-must have book, can be pass down to next generations. Aging love ones need this care so bad. Humanity is paramount above everything else. Troy is the caregiver for his mother and gives her love everyday with passion.

Reviewed by Philip Van Heusen for Readers’ Favorite

Troy Donahue Jackson knows what is important in life. In his memoir The Caregiver: The Greatest Achievement of My Career and in Life, he shares what it means to be a caregiver. He became his mother’s carer when the doctors were ready to give up on her. By caring for his mother, Troy extended her life. Being a caregiver is full of responsibility and daily challenges. I agree with Troy that the best medicine that anyone can have is love. Troy cared for his mother with love and appreciation. He survived the constant stress of caregiving through love and his faith in God. Without hope, people give up and die. Love is the key to giving hope and sustaining life.

Troy Donahue Jackson understands that caregivers must first love themselves before they can love the one they care for. In The Caregiver, the reader learns that dedicating oneself to caring for a loved one reveals who cares about you. Troy’s faith was central to his wish to be his mother’s caregiver. This desire was prompted by his love for her. Faith teaches that showing love for others is a reflection of God’s love for man. This is seen in one’s unselfish love for others and Troy believes that caring for his mother is his way of showing God’s love for humanity. This volume was written to encourage all caregivers and will boost the spirits of those who give and keep giving. Read this book and discover what it takes to make sacrifices for those you love.


This book details the challenges caregivers face on a daily basis and how to overcome them. Overall, the book can and will make you understand and respect all caregivers for what they do...

Reviewed by Pikasho Deka for Readers’ Favorite

Being a caregiver is one of the hardest yet most rewarding experiences in life. Nothing shows love like caring for a loved one in their time of need. Troy Donahue Jackson gives up his corporate career as a marketing analyst to become a full-time caregiver for his mother, Gloria Jackson. In The Caregiver, he shares his experiences alongside the challenges he faces. He has been taking care of his mother since twelfth grade when his father passed away. She suffers from heart failure, respiratory failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), poor circulation, high blood pressure, diabetes, lymphedema, and neuropathy with mobility issues. The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic complicated matters further, as did Hurricane Ida when Troy and his mother had to manage without electricity for two weeks.

The Caregiver is the heartfelt true story of a man's love for his mother and how they overcome the enormous odds life throws their way. Troy Donahue Jackson gives an unflinching account of the struggles he has to navigate while taking care of his mother. This is a book about love, compassion, and kindness toward one's loved ones. Jackson's writing is clear, concise, and, above all, accessible. Anyone who has ever had to be a caregiver should read this book. Jackson's story makes you feel for those who have to rely on strangers to take care of them as they age. I found the book to be an illuminating read and I can't recommend it highly enough.

About the author
Troy Donahue Jackson the author/bio, Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Troy work in corporate America as marketing development analyst. Passion about life and everything he peruse in life. Troy is a giver from his heart and always put other before him. He will give you the shirt off his back and feed the community and help everybody he meets. He is his mother only child and is her caregiver. His mother gave him the gift of life and Troy is giving her the gift of life back now. Being a caregiver is the biggest achievement in his career and in life. This is his purpose in life and enjoy what he's doing. Troy loves to make everyone smile and happy. This book is a reflection of Troy giving love to his mother. Giving her flowers while she can still smell them. Thank you very much for supporting this book, all the best to you. The Caregiver... Please visit The Caregiver Apparel Store https://thebookcaregiver.com

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