I am a licensed psychologist, author, International speaker, America's #1 Caregiving Expert, I wrote the very first book published in the United States on caring for aging parents: My Turn: Caring for Aging Parents & Other Elderly Loved Ones--A Daughter's Perspective(1996). My most recent book Baby Boomers--Sandwiched Between Retirement & Caregiving is the most complete book on Caregiving. I offer Keynote Addresses and Presentations on the issues of Caregiving, Eldercare, Alzheimer's Disease, Retirement, Work Addiction and Unlocking Personal Potential. See outlines, videos and reviews at: BabyBoomersSandwich.com and SandraHaymon.com. I hosted my own blog talk radio show -The Boomer Sandwich Show . My husband served a humanitarian mission in Chennai, India and worked with women and children cancer patients in a government hospital for 18 months.I also taught English as a second language and provided training for Help Age India. While in India, my husband and I flew to Nepal and climbed to Mt. Everest Base Camp. In Jan., 2009 we climbed to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro--19.340 feet!
Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s Assoc.
Do you have a relative or know someone who has Alzheimer’s disease? Ever worry that you might fall victim to this insidious disease? Ever wonder what the risk factors are? Ever wonder what the differencees are between Alzheimer’s disease and … Continue reading
Here’s more information from the National Alzheimer’s Association about common types of Dementia and their typical characteristics. “Alzheimer’s disease is the Most common type of dementia and accounts for 60 to 80 percent of cases. Characteristics include difficulty remembering names … Continue reading
There are only four kinds of people in the world. Those who have been caregivers Those who are caregivers Those who will be caregivers Those who will need caregivers According to the National Alzheimer’s Association, there are nearly ten million … Continue reading
Unfortunately, thousands of people ask this question every day. According to the National Alzheimer’s Association, “Dementia is characterized by loss of or decline in memory and other cognitive abilities. It is caused by various diseases and conditions that result in … Continue reading