Ann Andrews interviewed the sufferers of Parkinson’s. She worked as a writer, television and theatre producer, researcher and teacher before being diagnosed with Parkinson’s in her fifties. She wrote two books on the subject, Positively Parkinson’s and Grandma’s Brain and intended Living and Caring to be a final work in the trilogy. She was awarded a Queen’s Service Medal for her community work in 2013.
Jennifer Dann interviewed the carers in the book. She is an award-winning journalist with more than 10 years’ experience in newspapers and radio. She is passionate about the work of unpaid carers having grown up seeing her mum care for her severely intellectually disabled sister