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Central Texas College Sandwich Generation Video Discussion

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Institution: Central Texas College
Course: Life Span Growth & Development
Title: Discussion 9
Sandwich generation refers to middle-aged adults who take care of both their elderly parents and
young children.
Taking care of both families is quite exhausting and demanding but comes with blessings.
Giving personal care to your parents is the utmost reward an individual can give back to them for
raising you.
As a middle adult parent takes care of an elderly adult he/she learns to be selfless. By taking care
of your parents you find yourself accustomed to sacrificing yourself for the well-being of other
family members.
Another advantage is that children have an opportunity to interact with their grandparent(s).
Thus, knowing them better. However, middle age parent gets exhausted due to a lot of juggling
as they take care of their young ones and their elderly parents.
Women who are having children at later ages, so their parents are older, but their children are
still
Young are likely to be caught by sandwich generation.
Sources
Sandwich generation trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEgVwQJg3VY
The ‘sandwich generation’: women caring for parents and children
https://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2006/09/art1full.pdf

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