The Sandwich Generation Issues – News and Information for Boomers and Seniors, November 26, 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 Issues

The Parenting Issue has a great article on the Sandwich Generation issues

Bittersweet food for thought for all of us in the Sandwich Generation - Celebrating Thanksgiving with 'Generation Alzheimer's'

This definitely hit home for me – how about you? Elder care: Baby Boomers are being hit harder with parent care responsibilities

ElderCare

Taking care of our aging parents isn't always easy, but it is a blessing. "Caregivers face challenges, find rewards taking care of loved ones."

Morro expert gives tips on elder care – important pointers when visiting aging parents.

My senior mom and I keep toying with the idea of getting a dog in a year or so – primarily for her to keep her company. But, as this article points out, there are some definite points to consider carefully before we do so. 

Some more useful iPad apps for caregivers and/or our senior parents. I just added Instant Heart Rate thanks to this post. 

Grandparents and Grandkids

Looking for creative ideas to keep your long distance relationship with your grandkids closer?

Fellow grandmother, Susan Adcox, has 12 Cool Christmas Activities to share with us.

I'm always looking for ways of leaving a sweet spiritual legacy in the hearts of my grandkids. Check out the great tips from Sticky Faith, 40+ Ways to Build Sticky Faith in Your Grandkids.

And here's a few more grand ideas for grandparents to stay connected and encourage our grandkids' spiritual relationship.

Holiday Joys for Family Fun

Christmas music at Amazon that should include several sweet freebies (subject to change with little or no notice :) ).

TV specials and movies – Do you love Christmas shows and movies? For yourself or your grandkids? If so, make sure you check out my article from Friday with several great lists for the 2012 Christmas holiday season!

WOW! Check out the awesome tutorials for a wide variety of easy crafts for the whole Sandwich Generation family – from kids and grandkids to all of us boomers and seniors and even our aging parents! 

I do love cute and easy Christmas crafts for seniors and kids

Easy crafts for kids and seniors can also be found at Martha Stewart. I love the cute little mice with candy cane tails that I repinned at Pinterest, don't you?

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I really appreciate all the great resources and news for all of us boomers and seniors in the Sandwich Generation! These roundups are a regular part of SandwichINK, along with the tips and info 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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