Dr. Haymon, a licensed psychologist, author, and International speaker has been pioneering the field of Caregiving for over twenty years. Her visionary book, My Turn Caring for Aging Parents & Other Elderly Loved Ones- A Daughter’s Perspective (1996) was the very first book ever published in the U.S. on caring for aging parents.
Her latest book Baby Boomers-Sandwiched Between Retirement & Caregiving (2009) is the most comprehensive book on Caregiving. It includes the Elderly Red Flag Checklist, the Caregiver’s Emotional Quiz, and over 250 Resources, plus a Glossary of Terms.
Dr Haymon is a Licensed Psychologist, Author, International Motivational Speaker, and America’s #1 Caregiving Expert. She has presented across the globe and has taught thousands of individuals how to Unlock Their Ultimate Potential, Develop Powerful Personal and Professional Life skills and Transform Their Lives. She has received hundreds of Testimonials, Endorsements and Outstanding Reviews.
Sandra has appeared on numerous television and radio shows including ABC-Good Morning America-Sunday and CBS-Late, Late Night with Tom Snyder. She has also been featured in dozens of major publications including U.S. News and World Report and Good Neighbor magazine for State Farm.
Dr. Haymon has also been pioneering the field of Caregiving for nearly thirty years. Her visionary book My Turn Caring for Aging Parents & Other Elderly Loved Ones-A Daughter’s Perspective (1996) was the very first book ever published in the United States on caring for aging parents.
Her latest book Baby Boomers—Sandwiched Between Retirement & Caregiving (2009) is the most comprehensive book on Caregiving. Dr. Haymon’s personal experience of caring for her mother and step-father, both victims of Alzheimer’s Disease, motivated her to combine her experiences with extensive research to provide others with answers she wished had been available to her.
Dr. Haymon’s work has been endorsed by State and National organizations including the State of Florida Department of Elder Affairs, the Florida Health Care Association, the Alzheimer’s Resource Center, the NeuroScience Center, and the Georgia Alzheimer’s Association.
Sandra has presented at numerous major Annual Conferences including the American Society on Aging, the Georgia Hospital Association, Georgia Hospital Volunteers, and the Florida Health Care Association. Her most popular Keynotes are: The Sacred Journey of Caregiving-A Transformational Approach to Life; Five Keys to Unlocking Your Ultimate Potential–How to Develop Powerful Personal and Professional Life Skills; and Your Life’s Purpose-Feeling Worthy Beyond Work.
Dr. Haymon earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology and Human Systems from Florida State University (FSU). While at FSU, she developed the first testing instrument (Work Attitude Scale) that identifies workaholics. Her research was cited in more than 20 major newspapers in the United States and Canada.
Sandra is a member of the National Association of Professional Women, Cambridge Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women in America, Who’s Who of American Women, Outstanding Young Women in America, and Who’s Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
Dr. Haymon and her husband served as volunteers for 18 months in Madras, India working with women and children cancer patients. They presently reside in Marana, Arizona.
When describing herself she states, with much pride, “I am truly a baby boomer in every respect and count it a blessing to have been born into such an amazing generation of people at the most incredible and wonderful time in the history of the world. We are the great producers, and we will continue to be productive—even if it is called retirement.”