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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Honoring Caregivers This Holiday Season

Family Caregivers are all unique individuals. Some people live with the person they care for 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Other caregivers provide supportive care. The individual whose care they manage may live in their own home or a facility and require assistance from family members.  These caretakers are frequently still employed and may have children at home. They are popularly known as the Sandwich Generation.  Regardless of the sort of family caregiver you are, your…

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