Item description for Unwrapping the Sandwich Generation. Life Vignettes about Seniors & Their Adult Boomer Children by Susan Cunningham...
Overview This collection of vignettes address senior concerns and how their adult children address those concerns. Read stories about real people and real events, and how they relate to the aging process.
Publishers Description If you are one of the millions of adult baby boomer children who finds themselves facing their parent's aging concerns, feeling at a loss as these concerns arise and as if you are the only person on the planet experiencing a seemingly lack of skills, you will enjoy Unwrapping the Sandwich Generation.
Unwrapping the Sandwich Generation is a collection of vignettes that address senior concerns and how their adult children address those concerns. You won't find any instructions telling you how to ""do"" anything. You will read stories about real people and real events. You will see that other folks, just like you, experience what you are experiencing; you are not alone. Read their stories and relate to them.
This is the type of reading you will enjoy wherever you open it. Unwrapping the Sandwich Generation is a wonderful, thoughtful gift for not only another member of the adult child generation, but also to the loving senior in your life. Jot down your thoughts and feelings in the margins and revisit those feelings as you journey through the aging process. Remember, you are the next generation that will experience this process.
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Studio: Morgan James Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.16" Width: 6.32" Height: 0.55" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2005
Publisher Morgan James Publishing
ISBN 1933596007 ISBN13 9781933596006
Reviews - What do customers think about Unwrapping the Sandwich Generation. Life Vignettes about Seniors & Their Adult Boomer Children?
Stories that will Warm Your Heart Aug 4, 2007
Sue has given us beautifully written stories that guide us through the nuances of aging. Through these vignettes, we are given a bridge to compassionately and gracefully embrace the issues that arise as we age. This is a wonderful resource for seniors and their adult children.
Do It Now Jul 28, 2007
I loved this book of vignettes. It teaches us how to talk with our parents about subjects that are difficult. I read it, then I gave it to our daughter. She is giving it to her daughter. Read it now before you need to. Read it before it is too late. I wish I had the book before my mother passed on. The years are precious. Thanks, Susan, for your insights.
Insight and Guidance for Boomers Dealing with Elder Care Jan 19, 2006
Sue Cunningham has written a little gem of a book that is both insightful and practical. Drawing on her years of experience working with the children of aging parents, she has collected a series of pithy stories and observations that simultaneously inspire and educate. A recommended read for professionals and children of elders alike!
Long Term Care Planning Month Founder Rates Book Highly Oct 6, 2005
Wow! This book by Susan Cunningham is a special find. It offers keen insight into the emotions and feelings surrounding the challenge of long term care. A must-read for baby boomers who aren't sure how to help their parents as they age, and a must-read for advisors. Don't look here for answers, but instead for something that's much harder to find: insight and understanding.