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My elderly mom loves her Johnny Cash gospel songs from teddy bear and my old iphone

Audio Bible Verses Encouragement + For The Sandwich Generation

Audio Bible Verses Encouragement + For The Sandwich Generation including Johnny Cash gospel hymns, Bible memory verse songs for grandkids and more!

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Chicken Soup for the Soul Family Caregivers

Tips for caring for elderly parents: Dementia, Mind-Controlled Wheelchair, and More

Resource links for Sandwich Generation caregivers on topics such as caring for elderly parents with dementia

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Tuesday Twitter Resources for Caregivers, Grandparents, and Others of the Baby Boomer Generation

SandwichINK provides great resources from Twitter for caregivers, grandparents, and others of the Baby Boomer Generation, known as the Sandwich Generation.

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Senior Citizen Care Is In The News!

Caregivers need to be proactive about taking steps to avoid burnout. It’s vital for us to build a network of people who can help us in our elder care-giving.

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SandwichINK’s Microblog Monday from Twitter – 4/13/09

Hello to all of you in the Sandwich Generation. It’s time, again, to check out the resources I discovered for you this week at Twitter. Some are dealing with caregiving, some with grandparenting, some with tech info, and some are just plain random. For instance, did you know Marinara simply means ‘sailors style?’ Spanish sailors […]

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Medications Can Sometimes Cause Dementia in Elderly Parents

One of my dear friends started developing severe memory loss when she turned 85. In the course of that, she also became severely ill and had to go to the hospital. After three days in the hospital, she wasn’t just forgetting things. She had developed full dementia. She didn’t recognize me at all, even though […]

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Sandwich Generation Resources Via Twitter 3/7/09

I’m starting today’s resource list with an important reminder. When you set your clocks forward tonight, don’t forget to change the batteries in your smoke and fire detectors. While you’re at it, make sure you go change them in your elderly parent’s detectors as well, or give them a buzz to remind them to do […]

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No Nonsense Guide to Caring for the Seriously Ill

Research is something I love and do well at. I inherited that love for learning from my mom and have passed it on to all my daughters. Now it comes back as a blessing to me even more, when they discover something useful to share with me, just as my mom and I have done […]

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SandwichINK Twitter Links: 2/17/09

I was quite encouraged by what the Mature Markets Experts had to say about 50 year old women. They believe they are “more experienced, wealthier, and more spiritually centered.” Overall, I definitely agree with the first and third point. I don’t think you can be quite so definite about the wealthier. For many in the […]

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Boomers & Seniors Blog Carnival 3

It’s that time again. The Boomers & Seniors Blog Carnival has a new crop of great articles and you can find their links at Seniors Support – http://seniors-support.com/2009/02/10/boomers-and-seniors-blog-carnival-feb-10-edition/ . You’ll find a wide variety of articles to help you as you navigate all the different aspects of the Sandwich Generation life. Once there, you can […]

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