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Welcome to the latest list of news items and resources to help those of us in the Sandwich Generation, juggling our family's multigenerational caregiving issues:
The Sandwich Generation Issues
Financial Issues for the Sandwich Generation – Survey: Families at odds over financial planning
Are you caring for aging parents with Alzheimers Disease or other dementia symptoms? Alzheimer's Reads has an excellent reminder for us – I Am Still Here.
Visiting aging parents for the holidays? Passing The Turkey And The Torch: What To Look For When You Go Home For The Holidays
And in the same vein of thought – Elder Law: Give peace of mind this holiday
Grandparents and Grandkids
Thanksgiving Treats – Fun for Grandkids:
- Cute Edible Apple Turkey (Thanksgiving Treat)
- Make a carved apple turkey for Thanksgiving – this one is JUST apple and nothing else – and very cool!
- Make an Apple Turkey! – Using marshmallows.
And last, but certainly not least, a great lesson to share with our older grandkids! And thank you to Calvin Harper from Grandparenting With A Purpose for alerting me to this great video.
Holiday Joys for Family Fun
I thought I'd add a new, periodic category for special holiday tips and resources. Today, I'm kicking it off with a delightful special deal I found – Handel's Messiah at Amazon – there are two different albums, each with 43 songs, that are currently on sale (one album for $1.99 and the other for $3.69 – though with Amazon, that sale can end at any time, so be sure to doublecheck the price). As I understand it, there are actually a few more songs then 43. But if you've been wanting to introduce yourself or your grandkids to this lovely work of musical art, this could be a great start. You can find all the links by clicking here. 🙂
Happy Thanksgiving and enjoy these 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 Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook, and G+, so be sure to follow me there and…