The Sandwich Generation
What is the sandwich generation? Many caregivers are taking care of an elderly parent, while at the same time caring for their own children, and sometimes holding down a full-time job. These people are now famously known as the Sandwich Generation. How can the sandwich generation cope with the stress of caring for children and elderly parents? Find out, by browsing the articles below.
Articles About Sandwich Generation
- Memory Keepers: Preserve Family Memories
Recording your elders stories, family recipes and photographs is a great way to honor your family, keep memories alive and create a family legacy for future generations.
- The Voices of the Sandwich Generation are Many and Varied
If a child has a therapy appointment and gram has a doctor appointment, which is more important? This is just one of the countless impossible questions faced by sandwich generation caregivers.
- 5 Fabulous Sandwich Recipes to Honor the Sandwich Generation
July is National Sandwich Generation Month; a time to recognize those men and women who pull double-duty, attending to the needs of aging parents while raising their own children and oftentimes juggling a professional career.
- How to Keep Your Sanity During the Holidays
For the Sandwich Generation, holidays are stressful. Your caregiving duties don't stop just because its the holidays. The kids aren't going to be less demanding than usual either. But it is possible to balance caregiving, family and the holidays.
- Ready or Not: Senior Centers Steel for Boomer Barrage
Senior centers across the country are modifying their programs and facilities to meet the demands of an aging population of Baby Boomers.
- Have a Realistic and Positive Holiday Experience
Expecting to live up to a "picture perfect" holiday often leaves you feeling disappointed and guilty. Here's how to drop the fantasy and lose the guilt so things can be more positive and enjoyable this year.