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Caring for Parents Versus Caring for Children: 10 Ways They Differ
by Marlo Sollitto
Nearly 10 million boomers are now raising kids while at the same time, caring for at least one aging parent, according to the Pew Research Center reports. The term “Sandwich Generation” is used to describe this demographic – and lots has been written on it.
But what is not as frequently discussed, is that the strategies and techniques that are effective when caring for parents are very different from those that work well with children.
Here are 10 ways that caring for parents differs from caring for children: