Tag Archives: caregiving

Advancing Our Understanding of Alzheimer’s Disease


Advancing Our Understanding According to the National Institute on Aging, “Thirty years ago, we knew very little about Alzheimer’s disease. Since then, scientists have made many important advances. Research supported by NIA and other organizations has expanded knowledge of brain … Continue reading

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Just Listen — Dr. Mark Goulston


Just Listen I just interviewed Dr. Mark Goulston (blogtakradio.com/sandra-haymon), best selling author of Just Listen, Get Out of Your Own Way, and Get Out of Your Own Way at Work. What a treat!!! Not only does Dr. Goulston share empowering … Continue reading

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Relaxation, Meditation & Prayer–Point #2


Here’s point #2 from Dr. Arnold Bresky’s Brain Tune up System. Relaxation, Meditation & Prayer Relaxation, Meditation and Prayer—Chronic stress shrinks the hippocampus, the area of the brain associated with memory. It also produces cortisol, which blocks glucose from the … Continue reading

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Ethical Decision Making


“Remember to join me and Viki Kind today @ Noon EST blogtalkradio.com/sandra-haymon as we discuss ethical decision making for family & professional caregivers.” Sincerely, Sandra America’s #1 Caregiving Expert www.babyboomerssandwich.com www.youtube.com/sandrawhaymon

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Personal update.


Wow! I can hardly believe it’s been nearly a week since I posted a blog. I have had the pleasure of my two sister’s and brother-in-law’s company for the past couple of weeks, and we spent some time in San … Continue reading

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Blog Talk Radio-Connecting Beyond the Name Tag


Happy Memorial Day and thanks to all who have served to ensure our freedom and safety!!! There is great love and appreciation and admiration for you!!!! Please join me tomorrow, Tuesday, June 1, 2010 @12:00 noon EST (9:00AM PST), http://www.blogtalkradio.com/sandra-haymon … Continue reading

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The Importance of Rituals for the Elderly and Their Caregivers


We grow neither better nor worse as we grow old, but more like ourselves. May Lamberton Becker For many elderly individuals rituals offer comfort and a sense of being in control at a time when there are few things within … Continue reading

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Empathic Presence – A Gift from Caregivers


I slept and dreamed that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy. Rabindranath Tagore Empathic listeners are relaxed but engaged at the same time. They ask questions and explore without … Continue reading

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Listening – an Act of Love for Caregivers


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

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End Stage of Life–An Emotional Time


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

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