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Fishfinger Sandwiches

Here I am a fully paid up member of the sandwich generation. I care for my elderly parents, two kids and I have a long suffering husband. 1,060 more words


Moving Dad

“This is a new life. I want it,” I say to my father who is racked with nerves. “Say it,” I insist.

“This is a new life. 538 more words

The fifty-something dagwood (and the changing shape of families)

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Being fifty-something, I read plenty about baby boomers being the “sandwich” generation, sandwiched between stay-at-home adult children and caring for long-lived, elderly parents. 474 more words


Good Morning Caregivers - Sometimes I Question My Sanity

 I hope this little bit of levity brings a smile your way.

I am thinking of you today.





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Care Giving

The Long View

My favorite post-resurrection story in John’s gospel is what I call “breakfast on the beach.” (JN 21) It’s the one that finds the disciples having fished all night long and caught nothing. 558 more words

Sandwich Generation: Who is helping you?

So many of the people who reach out to At Home Senior Services are members of the sandwich generation, a group of people who find themselves taking care of both their parents and children at the same time. 392 more words

The Luxury and Cost of Empathy

I’ve written before about being a member of the “sandwich generation”, caring for a child and aging parent. It’s a flippant phrase thrown off to encompass and neatly categorize a myriad of emotions and actions. 972 more words