The Sandwich Generation Issues – News and Resources for Caregivers and Grandparents, September 3, 2012

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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

How to Avoid Sandwich Generation Problems from’s Senior Living.

Daily Living Made Easier

Intriguing way of looking at the Sandwich Generation issues.


I’ve been reading several articles lately about errors that have been made by various doctors. Sadly, it does happen. Doctors are just as human as the rest of us. I’m so grateful that most of the time, their advice is great, but no one is perfect. Thus we shouldn’t be surprised to learn that statistics are showing 17%-30% of patients who are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s are misdiagnosed!

This is important for our aging parents – and for ourselves as well – Heart Disease Symptoms in Women

It’s not just my senior mom who likes the iPad! Elderly learning benefits of iPads!

Caring for the Caregiver

Do you love those yummy cheese and tortilla dips, like I do? I haven’t tried this, but if it’s half as good as this gal says, it would sure make a great afternoon snack for caregivers and carees.

If you have a healthy salad first, like this one, you can enjoy double helpings of those great chips and dip. 🙂

Grandparents and Grandkids

  • All of our sweet grandchildren are ALWAYS perfect and would NEVER dream of having temper tantrums or meltdowns, RIGHT? Uh huh, that’s what I thought! Well, for those FRIENDS of ours who don’t have such perfect grandkids, this is a great article from 🙂
  • My elderly mom would love to know how a butterfly “hatches?” Here’s a video of it, along with a simple project to go with it for those senior parents who are a bit more energetic.

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