Sandwiched… are you taking care of your aging parents AND your children?
How Life Changes Being Part of the Sandwich Generation
Did You Know? 15 million days are missed from work each year because of long distance caregiving according to the Long Distance Caregiver Project of the Alzheimer's Association of Los Angeles. The number of people doing this type of caregiving will double in the next 15 years. read more
A Survival Course for the Sandwich Generation: Tips from Sandwich Generation "expert," Carol Abaya. By George James, The New York Times Sandwich Generation: Survive the midlife tug of war: The web sites, books and people that can help you to be both a good kid and a good parent. By Walecia read more
Did you know? The demands on a person who is taking care of elderly parents result in a great deal of stress. If caregivers aren't careful, they jeopardize their own health and well-being. A study of family caregivers found that those who experience caregiving related stress have a 63read more
By Sheri & Bob Stritof, About.com Guide What is the Sandwich Generation? It is a demanding time when a couple is still dealing with parenting issues, thinking about their own retirement, and yet facing the issues of coping with aging parents. Deciding which has the highest priority can tear aread more
If you're a part of the Sandwich Generation... Are You Financially Prepared? The Boomer Report Are You Caught in the Sandwich Generation? Did You Know? The fraction of the U.S. population 75 or older has increased from 5.2% in 1990 to 6.4% today. At the same time, the pread more
A short documentary by Julie Winokur and Ed Kashi Media Storm Below is Living with Herbie, the second part of this emotionally charged account of family caregiving (split into 4 videos). If you haven't already seen it, be sure to watch the original documentary, The Sandwich Generation, furtheread more