caregiver

Online Encouragement For Caregivers and Their Families

Caregiving for those with chronic illnesses can be especially difficult. Most of us can handle helping for a short term. But chronic means long-term, on-going. It can mean months, years, or even decades of helping a loved one with health issues that can get worse, and rarely get better.  When I helped my mom and […]

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Tax Talk for Those Who are Elderly Care Givers

Reuters had an interesting, albeit sad, article on the tax woes many, including senior citizens, are finding themselves in right now, due to the economic recession we are in. Some of the primary points in the article include: There are many who are self-employed who are not paying quarterly estimated taxes due to less income […]

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SandwichINK Twitter Microblog Monday

The best laid plans of mice, men, and bloggers. My Twitter Tuesday has turned into Microblog Monday today because tomorrow, Tuesday, SandwichINK is hosting the Seniors and Boomers Blog Carnival! Be sure to check back and read all the interesting articles we will have for you from the carnival. In the meantime, here are several […]

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Clouds of Hope for a Caregiver

A dark cloud of gloom seemed to hover over me as I was driving along the freeway. Busy praying for so many beloveds who were hurting, I didn’t pay much attention to my surroundings, other than to drive carefully. From cancer to flu to job loss to caregiving and eldercare problems to a myriad of […]

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Glad that God is in Control of this Caregiver’s Life

As a caregiver, I spend a lot of time waiting. Whether it’s in a doctor’s office, therapist’s office, school pick-up line, or the post office line, it can get a little boring if there’s nothing to do. Most of the time you can find me writing, reading, or researching. Once in a while though, I […]

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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 […]

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You Are Invited to Join SandwichINK For the Ultimate Blog Party 2009

Guess what! We are going to a party! It will be fun. It will have prizes. You won’t have to dress up (unless you want to). You won’t even need to find a babysitter for the kids and/or grandkids, let alone a companion for the elderly parents. You can do it from the comfy spot right in front […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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SandwichINK for the Sandwich Generation multigenerational caregiver and grandparent on Facebook

SandwichINK On Facebook Plus!

Did you know that SandwichINK for the Sandwich Generation is also on social media – at Twitter, Pinterest, and especially on Facebook. Come say hello!

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