Jenny Munro, response team manager and gerontologist at Home Instead, recently talked with the online publication MarketWatch about ways sandwich-generation caregivers can ease the stress burden of their daily lives.
Munro said it’s important to have a care plan and know what you’re capable of doing so you can address expectations for your aging parent and have boundaries for yourself.
“Know what you can do and what you can’t do,” she said. “If you’re moving to be near them, let them know you can’t be there every day, because you have a full-time job. Set the expectations so you don’t disappoint Mom or Dad.”
Read the full MarketWatch article here.