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Tag: Parent

Dads and the Empty Nest

We are going to start this discussion with a little light humor from a dad who has yet to experience empty nest syndrome for himself.   When we first think of empty nests, before we think about the joy of a new phase in life, we think about the sadness and loneliness—of the mother. But […]

The Sandwich Generation—Being Over-Controlling

Let’s take a moment to review the definitions and statistics of the Sandwich Generation. Adults who find themselves squeezed between taking care of their children while taking care of their elderly parents or other family members are referred to as “the sandwich generation.”

Attention Members of the Sandwich Generation

Are you a member of the Sandwich Generation? Are you taking care of your own children and your elderly parents at the same time? If you, welcome to the Sandwich Generation.

There are around 65 million people in the U.S., mostly women, who are taking care of an elderly parent, most often one with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. This is a very hard job. Add to that they are also raising their own kids and possibly working at the same time.

How to Introduce Your Parent to Facebook

Do you think your parent would be interested in learning to use Facebook. Have they shown any interest?

It’s 7 p.m. Do You Know Where Your Parents Are?

Do your parents spend time on Facebook? Just what are they doing?