Good 'Ole Days- Sandwich Generation

Home Care a Mother (Even Mine) Could Love

I hadn’t considered home care as a career move—or, frankly, thought about it much even after my mother’s diagnosis. Now I realize how essential quality home care is to most families with aging parents.   by Kathryn Parsons | Contributor So

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Senior Life and the Sandwich Generation

Hey Sandwich Generation! Hungry for Advice on Your Aging Parents? Help is Here! At the core of the sandwich, between delicious pieces of “children toast” and “parent bagel,” imagine slices of school tuitions and senior care, condiments spread thin of

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Double Duty

The Talk No One Wants to Have as the Parent or the Kid  Many of us in the Sandwich Generation – those of us sandwiched between raising our kids and navigating life with our aging parents, are now taking on

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The Sandwich Generation

Take One Bite at a Time by Deb Silverthorn At the core of the sandwich, between delicious pieces of “children toast” and “parent bagel,” imagine slices of school tuitions and senior care, condiments spread thin of extracurricular activities and medical

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Giving the Keys, Taking the Keys

  “Sandwich Generation” Parents Face the Worry at Both Ends by Alicia Wanek Driving is independence. The freedom to jump in the car and go where you want, when you want, is a privilege that is integral to the lifestyles we

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Awareness

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month The Alzheimer’s Association warns that everyone with a brain is at risk for Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. That is quite an eye-opening statement. Further eye-opening is that among the top ten causes of death in

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The Empty Nest Syndrome

Starting Your Next Chapter by Kristin Cicciarelli | Contributor Congratulations! Your child is ready to take off on his own. Perhaps he’s going to college, or beginning a new career or a relationship with a significant other. It’s time to

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Feeling the Squeeze Between Kids and Aging Parents?

David Stanley Has Built a Business Helping the Sandwich Generation by Tricia White | Managing Editor The following is an interview with David Stanley, Founder of Custom Caregivers.  GLF:  Tell us why you started Custom Caregivers. David: My father died

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The Resilient Sandwich Generation

  by Jeanne Glick They’ve been dubbed the “sandwich generation”: middle-age people caring for aging parents while still taking care of their own children – hence, sandwiched between two generations. According to the Pew Research Center, one out of every

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