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Chapter 12. Dealing with Eldercare

In this chapter:

  • Integrating eldercare responsibilities into your schedule

  • Managing your elder's medical care

  • Knowing where to go for assistance

More people are living longer lives. This advance has resulted in more people who must care for both their children and their parents—the so-called “sandwich generation.” In many ways, caring for an elderly relative is no different than caring for any other family member: It's a simple matter of making sure someone takes care of the elder's needs and wants.


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