sandwich generation


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sandwich generation

Middle-aged adults who must help both their children and their aging parents. The term dates from the second half of the 1900s. For example, “I’m in that sandwich generation, raising my three children and taking care of my sick mother.” It is rapidly becoming a cliché.
See also: generation, sandwich
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Release date- 03092019 - Eight in 10 young Singaporeans believe they will be the next Sandwich Generation.
PNC commissioned a survey to understand how current and future members of the sandwich generation handle financial decisions and any related stress involving investing and retirement.
Are your clients in the sandwich generation? You know what that means -- they have their family at home and also are helping with aging parents.
"This proposal will affect more than 7mn people in their late 30s and 40s - the sandwich generation," he said.
Brooklyn, NY, May 17, 2017 --(PR.com)-- OHEL Co-Sponsored Rebbetzin's Conference Draws Record Attendance Addresses the Challenges of the Sandwich Generation.
The underlying data shows that we are the least happy, least satisfied and most anxious in our 40s and 50s an age that is often referred to as the sandwich generation as we struggle to support younger and older family members at the same time.
Generally, the "sandwich generation" of 45 to 64-year-olds were the most likely recipients of this wealth, the research found - but around half of grandparents also plan to pass on wealth directly to their grandchildren.
Standard says it believes the family care benefit may appeal to consumers "in the sandwich generation," or those who have both children at home and parents who need hands-on care.
The other theory is that the increasing prevalence of insomnia in middle-aged women is a manifestation of stress among the growing population of what has been called "the sandwich generation," people who care for their aging parents while also supporting their own children.
And at the middle of the barbell, many times, sit the employees in the sandwich generation. They are the people in workplace leadership roles--formal and informal.
She plans to analyze those results to learn if being a member of the sandwich generation is a significant contributor to poor sleep.
She said she plans to analyze those results to learn if being a member of the sandwich generation is a significant contributor to poor sleep.
But now we have become the sandwich generation - sandwiched between those sturdy old things we received from our parents and the sleek new ones we receive from our children - and we don't know how to handle it all anymore.
Often considered the "sandwich generation," they are forced to balance the financial realities of aging parents and the demands of older children.
Generation X is the classic sandwich generation, and these pressures certainly have a financial element, as well as a social one.