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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Millions of Americans are now finding themselves in a place they have never been before–sandwiched between their careers, the needs of immediate family members, planning their own retirement, and providing care for elderly loved ones. Baby Boomers – Sandwiched Between Retirement … Continue reading
Everyone needs encouragement, especially caregivers. Would you like to know how to encourage and motivate with words? Would you like to know certain phrases to use that leaves others feeling validated and understood? Would you like to know how to … Continue reading
Do you ever worry about where your parents will live when they are no longer safe living alone? Ever feel overwhelmed with all the choices of living arrangements? Are you concerned about how to talk to your folks about the … 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