Sandwich Generation Issues – News & Resources for Multigenerational Caregivers, October 1, 2012

by Kaye Swain

Baby Boomer and Senior Citizen News is an important part of SandwichINK for the Sandwich Generation sIt's time for another roundup of great news items and resources to help those of us in the Sandwich Generation, juggling the multigenerational caregiving issues in our family:

The Sandwich Generation 

ANOTHER fun commercial from Volkswagen. My senior mom and I both thought it was hilarious! I can't wait to share with this with my grandkids and thought you might like to do the same. :)  

Financial pressures squeeze the 'sandwich generation'

Supersizing the sandwich generation

10 Tips for Sandwich Generation Moms to Find Balance

I LOVE this title – don't you? :)  The Sandwich Generation: 21st Century Super-Caregivers

iPad Adventures Abroad 

WOOHOO – if you, like me, are introducing your senior parents to the iPad, we have even more company - iPad for Dad, #1 – Getting the iPad Ready for Dad

Ten Smart Apps for Older People to Use on Their iPad – Part Two – Very interesting article by a fellow caregiver who's elderly mom is using an iPad in the nursing home and is handling it well over all, in spite of dealing with dementia symptoms. How encouraging! My fave app in this list is Google Earth. I'd ignored it up to now but she made such a good point it's being downloaded to my mom's iPad posthaste! 

ElderCare

Could eyes hold the key to understanding Alzheimer’s?

One-of-a-Kind Virtual Expo Offers Free Access to Healthcare Experts

How Do You Use the Stages of Alzheimer's Disease?

Grandparents and Grandkids

Helping Grandkids With Homework? Back-to-School Research Tips From Media! Tech! Parenting!    

Great article from Grandma's Briefs to help all of us dealing with long-distance grandparenting.

Extreme (the ride of your life) Grandparenting – Leaving a spiritual legacy

Lego Fun for and with grandkids from Frugal Fun For Kids.

 

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Interesting info and news for all of us baby boomers and senior citizens in the Sandwich Generation! These link-ups are a weekly event at SandwichINK, along with the tips and resources I share at PinterestTwitter, Facebook, and G+, so be sure to follow me there and…

Kaye

P.S. Thank you so much for your comments. I enjoy them very much and read each one. I also love the grand ideas so many of you share that help and encourage other readers. I do my best to reply to them all but value your patience when that isn\'t possible.

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