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Unwrapping the Sandwich Generation - Life Vignettes About Seniors And Their Adult Boomer Children - cover

Unwrapping the Sandwich Generation - Life Vignettes About Seniors And Their Adult Boomer Children

Susan Cunningham

Publisher: Morgan James Publishing

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“A real find. Not a how-to manual or step-by-step action plan, it instead offers an unyielding glimpse into the hearts, minds and behaviors of seniors.” —Marilee Driscoll, author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Long-Term Care Planning   This collection of vignettes addresses senior concerns and how their adult children address those concerns. Read stories about real people and real events, and how they relate to the aging process.   “Sue Cunningham has written a little gem of a book that is both insightful and practical. Drawing on her years of experience working with the children of aging parents, she has collected a series of pithy stories and observations that simultaneously inspire and educate. Unwrapping the Sandwich Generation is a recommended read for professionals and children of elders alike!” —John Paul Marosy, president, Bringing Elder Care Home LLC, MA   “Not a ‘how to’ book, but rather real life, relatable stories that provide a glimpse into what it’s like to be part of the sandwich generation.” —CareGivers.com, “9 Sanity Saving Resources for Sandwich Generation Month”   “Unwrapping the Sandwich Generation should be a bit of required reading for counselors of seniors who want to be knowledgeable of and familiar with all the things that are happening to the aging population. A must read for children of aging parents who are becoming more dependent than they want to become. A ‘coffee table’ tome for continuing care centers where we now allow our parents to reside, this book will be in use for some time to come for it is us.” —Fred L. Adair, PhD, LPC, NCC, Professor Emeritus, The College of William and Mary
Available since: 08/15/2005.
Print length: 248 pages.

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