Sandwich Generation Caring for Elders: Practical Supports Through Life’s Transitions

By: Linda Stuart
Women’s Health Matters August 2007

You’re not alone, there are resources to help — and it’s vital to take care of yourself, too. These were some of the words of wisdom offered to caregivers looking after older family members, during a session on eldercare at the 2007 Women’s Health Matters Forum & Expo in Toronto.

‘Many of us find ourselves having several responsibilities — looking after our children, looking after ourselves and looking after our parents. Those of us in this group are called the sandwich generation,’ said Audrey Miller, managing director of Elder Caring Inc., a professional eldercare management and consulting company based in Toronto.

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