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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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
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
Ever wish you could communicate more effectively and efficiently? Ever wish you knew how to start a conversation with a stranger? Ever wish you could learn to “think” before you speak, or have magical words roll off the tip of … Continue reading
I was just thinking about adversity today and the necessity of contrast when I came upon this poem. The most beautiful stones have been tossed by the wind and washed by the water and polished to brillance by life’s strongest storms. … Continue reading
Did you know that Monday morning at 6:07AM, August 9th. the date will be in perfect alignment–perfect order? At 6:07AM it will be 6,7,8,9,10!! Hour = Six, Minutes = Seven Month = Eight Day = Nine Year = Ten Are … Continue reading