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!
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Presence is more than just being there. Malcolm S. Forbes Sometimes just feeling “heard” might be enough to reduce anxiety and lessen a person’s distress. Therefore, it is vitally important to provide opportunities for your elderly loved ones to talk … Continue reading
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson The end stage of life can be an emotional time for you (as caregiver), other family members, and for … Continue reading
All the art of living, lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. Havelock Ellis Please join me Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 12:00 Noon (EST), 9:00 AM (PST) http://www.blogtalkradio.com/sandra-haymon How do we, as caregivers, help heal the … Continue reading
Here’s some more information from Philips Lifeline Medical Alert website: http://www.lifelinesys.com/ This site offers amazing information! “Preserve independent at home living with the Lifeline Medical Alert Service” This year 13.5 million people, 65 and older will fall. If you or … Continue reading
Presence is More Than Being There. (Malcolm S. Forbes) Several hours ago at 9:00 AM, Tuesday, May 18, 2010 I had the most interesting guest on my BlogTalkRadioShow (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/sandra-haymon). Sandy Wahl, Representative for Phillips LifelineCommunity Outreach andOur Family Services (firstname.lastname@example.org) came on … Continue reading
The future is the past returning through another gate. Arnold H. Glasow Many caregivers report feeling as if they are drowning in the responsibilities of caregiving. However, you cannot save another person if you are drowning. Fifty percent of long-term … Continue reading