The Sandwiched Generation & Caretaker Fatigue w Laurie James

Tips and coping strategies for The Sandwiched Generation— middle-aged adults who are caring for both their aging parents and their own children— from Laurie James, author of the new book Sandwiched: A Memoir of Holding on and Letting Go. Laurie shares about her journey of raising four teenagers, while at the same time, caring for her mom who suffered from dementia. Laurie touches on the importance of support groups; how to choose a caretaker (and let one go); that delicate task of helping your parents get their affairs in order; dealing with siblings who have different opinions—and more.

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