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Archive for the ‘Sandwich Generation’ Category

Health and Retirement Planning: Top Tips

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Posted on August 24th, 2020 by Guest Blogger, under Sandwich Generation, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

The process of planning for long-term health in retirement often boiled down to a few simple efforts. You might simply be anticipating a switch to Medicare when you turn 65, putting money away in a retirement fund when you’re able to, and leaving... Continue Reading »

How to communicate and connect with Dementia Patients

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Posted on August 17th, 2020 by Bettina Carlson, under Alzheimer's and Dementia, Caregiver, Caregiving, Sandwich Generation, Seniors, Tips & Resources

What is Dementia?  Following is a very basic description of a very complex disease. If you are interested in learning more about the various types of dementia, there are many good sources to gather information from. The Alzheimer’s... Continue Reading »

My Car and I, over 65 …

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Posted on November 14th, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Caregiving, Sandwich Generation, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

…years that is, not miles! It is a frequently heard concern that we all face with our senior family members, or maybe we are the seniors in question: Are our seniors safe drivers?  The Car Generation Something very important to be... Continue Reading »

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 »