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  • Support Groups for Children of Aging Parents Support Groups for Children of Aging Parents People struggling with their own problems aren’t in a good position to help others. It’s common for aging parents in need of help to not ask for it, frequently with bad effect. It can be just as common for those providing care to ... Continue Reading
  • Caring for Elderly Parents: Stress and Emotional Effects We all love to plan things. We plan our weddings, the arrival of a new baby, graduation celebrations, birthday parties and simple things like the dinner menu or a lunch date with a friend. Most of us live by the clock and the calendar. But what about the unplanned ... Continue Reading
  • What to do When Elderly Parents Refuse to Move When our parents start showing signs of cognitive decline or start suffering from significant physical limitations, living alone can become unsafe. But people grow used to their independence, which makes it tough to face reality when start needing a little help. Countless ... Continue Reading
  • The Sandwich Generation: Stress and Other Issues The sandwich generation is typically defined as adults who are “sandwiched” between taking care of their aging parents and their younger children. There are three variations of this term: The Traditional Sandwich Generation: Adults in their 40s or early 50s, who care for ... Continue Reading
  • A Survival Guide for the Sandwich Generation As July is fast approaching, we’re gearing up to celebrate the annual Sandwich Generation Month. In recent years, a new phenomenon called the sandwich generation has been brought to light. The sandwich generation is a group of adults, mostly between the ages of 30 and 55, ... Continue Reading