“Aging Together” With Your Parents

Q. My husband and I are in our mid 60’s. Our kids are married with their own children, and we are ready to retire. Fortunately, my mother is still doing well at the age of 85, but she needs assistance with certain things and gets … [Read more...]

How to Care for a Loved One When You Are Sick Yourself

Q. I am a new caregiver for my mother, who has had Parkinson's for nearly a decade.  My father passed away recently, so now it's just me, my mom, my two children, and my husband, who travels frequently for work. We have no other … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Tips for Sandwiched Caregivers

Dear Commander Bun Bun,I am caring for my father, while being a working mom with a husband and three children. I am feeling overwhelmed to say the least. Do you have any tips for someone in my situation?Thanks very … [Read more...]

Bring Your Mom to Work: On-Site Elder Day Care at Workplaces

 Karen spent many years in school to get her PhD, followed by years of work to become a tenured professor at a university, and eventually a department head. She and her husband delayed starting a family, and when she was … [Read more...]

PBS’ Nine to Ninety: Three Generations Face Questions of Aging

Phyllis and Joe Sabatini (source: NextAvenue)Juli Vizza, 44, is an Emmy award-winning producer and editor who typically tells the stories of others in her documentaries. Recently, she witnessed her Aunt Sarah struggling with … [Read more...]

It’s Not Just the “Sandwich Generation” – It’s a Triple-Decker

"Are you the ham in an intergenerational sandwich?"- Graphic by Amanda SterczykMarlena is a 53-year-old professional who works out of her home office and provides care for her two octogenarian parents, whose health … [Read more...]

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