sandwich generation Archives

43% of Arizonans 45-65 care for kids or aging relatives

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A study issued today by BMO Harris Premier Services found 43 percent of Arizonans aged 45 to 65 are juggling the demands of caring for their children or aging relatives (i.e. parents, in-laws, grandparents, etc.). Seven percent currently care for both generations while 16 percent expect that they will have to care for the two… Read More →

Together Again – Multigenerational Living

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Aging population, tough economy drive increase in multigenerational living There is a good chance that when grandma or grandpa came for holiday dinner, they didn’t have far to travel: likely from the next room. An aging population — the Alliance for Aging Research says 10,000 baby boomers in the U.S. turn 65 every day —… Read More →

Talking With Aging Parents About Moving Into Assisted Living Facilities

Assisted living - Scottsdale Living Magazine Fall 2011

The toughest decision: How to talk with aging parents about moving into an assisted living facility It’s an expected shift, but that doesn’t mean it’s an easy task. The roles are reversed. Parents who have raised their children are now being cared for by the adult children they raised. And if you’re in the “Sandwich… Read More →