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National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month


November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness month. It is estimated that as many as 5.1 million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. According to the National Institute on Aging: Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly … Continue reading

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10 Easy Exercise Tips to Reduce Pain and Improve Your Quality of Life


Do you have chronic pain in your neck, back, knees, hips, shoulders, ankles, or other parts of your body? Do you have an acute injury or suffer pain from overuse? Do you have an old athletic injury that you’ve never … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Statistics


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

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Shed or You’re Dead!


Ever feel that you’re skin’s too tight? Ever think you’re stuck in old habits that keep you from growing, yet aren’t sure how to shed those counter-productive habits? Lizards grow by shedding their skin. If they don’t shed, they die. … Continue reading

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Tomorrow May Be Your Turn


I was touched by this and wanted to share it with you. I wish I could credit the author, but have no idea who wrote this. True Love It was a busy morning, about 8:30, when an elderly gentleman in … 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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Get Thru to Absolutely Anyone!


Get Thru to Absolutely Anyone!! Ever tried to get through to others by using logic, flattery, forcefulness, pleading, screaming.. yet felt that you were not being heard? My special guest, Dr. Mark Goulston, psychiatrist and author of “Just Listen” and … 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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Fear of Death Among the Elderly–Part Two


I believe that the difference between Heaven and Hell is not so much the climate as the company. Living in a world populated by people like themselves would, for many be Heaven. And for others, it would indeed be Hell. … Continue reading

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Care-grieving and Kind Ethics


Are you experiencing care-grieving? Please join me Tuesday, June 15, 2010 @ Noon EST: www.blogtalkradio.com/sandra-haymon. Viki Kind will be my guest. Viki is a clinical bioethicist, medical educator, hospice volunteer and the author of: The Caregiver’s Path to Compassionate Decision … Continue reading

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