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9 Tips For Managing Sandwich Generation Stress

“There’s no better time to address this pulled-in-every-direction generation. The “sandwich generation” is made up of the people who are both taking care of their children and helping their aging parents. Predictably, this causes a lot of stress. At times, it can feel impossible to manage everything. You’re only one person, after all!”

For those of us who have at home kids AND aging parents the stress is undeniable. Stress management is key to surviving this difficult time in life.

Care.com’s Guide to Managing Stress  offers some great suggestions for how to better take care of ourselves. Practicing self-care, finding ways to update the whole family at once to save time, and delegating tasks are just a few ways in which to alleviate the added stress.
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