Juggling Responsibilities in the Sandwich Generation

Being a parent is a big job. Caring for aging parents is, too. For the sandwich generation, juggling the responsibilities of both, often on top of working full time, can feel overwhelming. These tips help make it easier. Plan Ahead Saving for the future takes on a whole new meaning when you’ve got college, elder care facilities and retirement all looming around the same time. By planning early, you help make things easier when those big expenses do come…

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Solutions for Overwhelmed Caregivers

May is National Aging Life Care Month and highlights solutions for overwhelmed caregivers. The resources below help caregivers cope with the challenges of caring for a loved one. Next Step in Care Check out their website for easy-to-use guides to help you work closely with your loved one's healthcare providers and ensure safe and smooth transitions for those moving to out-of-home care facilities. Eldercare Locator Eldercare Locator is a service of the US Administration on Aging. It provides resources…

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Happiness Resources

In this busy world where we’re basically on call 24/7 thanks to WiFi and smart devices, everyone can use some more happiness. To help you get the serenity you seek, we’ve been taking a look at different ways to get happy and stay that way. Let’s review. Share It! One of the odd things about happiness is that people who are truly happy often feel they can’t share it because the accepted standard state of being is stressed out…

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Creating a Digital Estate Plan

In the past, estate planning involved allocating financial and physical assets and ensuring your burial and memorial wishes were laid out for your loved ones. Today, there’s an additional aspect to consider – digital assets. Banking, social media accounts, shopping accounts, and personal domains all need to be appropriately handled. To help your loved ones ensure your digital assets are protected, you need to create a digital estate plan. Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which means we…

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