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Caregivers – One Possible Option for Free Medical Treatment

This is a tough economy for employees! Right now I personally know six people who are out of work. It’s bad enough losing your job and losing your salary. But what happens to those who have health problems? This is becoming especially prevalent right now for Baby Boomers. Generally speaking, it seems like the younger …

Our Identity in Christ

Church was great today! I know, I say that every time. To be honest, God has so blessed me with wonderful, God-fearing pastors who are also gifted teachers. It makes going to church an extra joy. Of course, I always make sure they love God, love the Bible and teach its inerrancy, and are solid …

9 Tips for Caregivers Selling a House From a Distance

Are you in the midst of helping an elderly parent sell their house? Or preparing yourself for that coming scenario? Or are you, like me, trying to sell your own house from a distance, while juggling all the different hats of a Sandwich Generation caregiver? Here are a few tips I’ve learned when selling houses …

RX for Grandchild’s Illness

The flu is running rampant all across the country. Colds and sinus infections are keeping it company. Kids are sick, parents are sick, and grandparents are often helping to juggle doctor appointments, rock sick babies, and entertain the healthy and sick ones at the same time. This is a good time for Miss Spider and …

Headlines of Encouragement For the Sandwich Generation

Oh me, oh my. Reading the news headlines just isn’t any fun right now! North Korea Warns Intercepting ‘Satellite’ Will Prompt Counterstrike; Israeli Major-General [states]: Iran past ‘nuclear threshold’…using nuclear talks to buy time for bomb; World Bank offers dire forecast for world economy…; Recession on track to be longest in postwar period… Gas prices …

Caregivers: You Don’t Have to Be Everywhere To Be Able to Help

Yesterday, I wrote about the importance of flexibility for all of us in the Sandwich Generation, along with the importance of asking. Asking for help, asking for options, asking for whatever it is that is necessary in our current situation. While that is indeed vital, there are times when there is no one to ask. …

Flexibility Is Vital For The Sandwich Generation

Flexibility is a great thing to have. For the Sandwich Generation, it can be absolutely essential. When we are juggling the needs of more than one person, not to mention ourselves, schedules can and often do collide. Using resources with flexible options can ease those schedules and lower our blood pressure. In one week, a …