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Archive for the ‘Sandwich Generation’ Category

The Sandwich Generation – an Overview

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Posted on July 21st, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Caregiver, Caregiving, Patient Advocacy, Sandwich Generation, Take Charge

Who They Are You probably have heard the term “Sandwich Generation”; maybe you are a part of this group. If you aren’t a part of this group, you may be curious about who they are. The term “Sandwich Generation” was originally... Continue Reading »

Emotional Support and the Heart of Advocacy

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Posted on June 18th, 2018 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Advocacy, Sandwich Generation, Senior Orphans

Emotional support often underrated by medical professionals who are busy and burdened with constant to-dos in today’s medical landscape. Still, doctors and nurses alike know how valuable it can be to take the time to really listen, and thus... Continue Reading »

The Caregiver Conundrum

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The number of seniors in America is skyrocketing, just as the number of available family members per seniors is declining This poses a caregiver conundrum for a lot of people. 50 years ago, it was easy. As parents or grandparents aged, their... Continue Reading »

Caught In The Middle, Part 2: When One Slice Of The Bread Gets A Little Crumbly

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Posted on April 14th, 2016 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Advocacy, Sandwich Generation, Tips & Resources

We all strive to remain independent and competent throughout our lives. It is safe to say that we wish the same for our aging parents. Members of the Sandwich Generation are already juggling so much with having both children and parents over age 65.... Continue Reading »

Caught In The Middle: The Sandwich Generation

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Posted on March 23rd, 2016 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Advocacy, Sandwich Generation, Tips & Resources

We are hearing more and more about the “Sandwich Generation”.  This is a phrase coined to describe those who are caring for their children while also taking care of aging parents. The Sandwich Generation supersedes the groups “Baby... Continue Reading »