The Sandwich Generation Issues
"Almost half of all 'sandwich carers' stressed out." I know there are plenty of times when I am!
Here's a great article from a fellow baby boomer grandpa who is also in the Sandwich Generation. Boomer Grandpa: Life reorders what matters most to us
If you, or your elderly parents, need another good reason to quit smoking, turns out it can rot our brains as well. Researchers have "found a "consistent association" between smoking and lower scores" on brain tests. Oh dear!
But GOOD NEWS about Alzheimer's Disease – "A biological medication already widely used to treat plaque psoriasis may be able to slow the accumulation of amyloid plaques in the brain that are the hallmark of Alzheimer's disease." Click here to read the whole article which has even more great news.
Grandparents and Grandkids
And check out one of my latest links at Pinterest - 101 Simple Handmade Gifts for Kids.
Holiday Joys for Family Fun
Advent Calendars for Our Grandkids:
- Better Homes and Gardens has a cute idea.
- Happy Birthday Jesus – printable calendar.
- Family Crafts at About.com has several great links and ideas for Advent calendars.
And oh my, I am going to HAVE to make a LEGO nativity set with my grandkids with one of these directions. How about you?
Definitely some great resources and news for all of us boomers and seniors in the Sandwich Generation! These roundups are a weekly part of SandwichINK, along with the tips and info I share at Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook, and G+, so be sure to follow me there and…
P.S. Thank you so much for your comments. I appreciate them very much and read each one. I also do my best to reply to them all but, as you can imagine, there are times (many times, lately :) ) when caregiving needs do not allow for that. Thank you for your patience and your sweet comments.