August 03, 2022

Panini Generation is Feeling the Caregiving Stress

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If you’re responsible for both the care of your children and your aging parents, you’re probably feeling more pressure than ever. The combination of economic uncertainty, career demands and family obligations can make the “Sandwich Generation” feel more like the Panini Generation – pressed from every side. And it may threaten the physical and mental health of family caregivers. 

While it’s great to see increased dialog about those feeling the panini press, we suspect what you really need is practical help to cope with the added pressure. 

Home Instead, Inc. has developed resources to help empower you to find balance in your personal and professional lives, talk with your employer about the support you need, and strive to stay healthy. You can also learn how a trained Home Instead network Care Professional can help your aging loved ones thrive.


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