Caregiving During the Holidays: Have a Realistic & Positive Approach
10 Ways to Beat the Holiday Blues

How to Stay Sane During the Holidays as a Sandwich Generation Caregiver

Thanksgivingelement5-digital-XQ5QWR8eZ5I-unsplash...Prior to an aging parent’s health issues, the busy season described above would be a “normal” Christmas for you and your family. Things would be rushed but still mostly pleasant. Not now. The house sits undecorated, your favorite cookie recipes have been swept into a corner on the kitchen counter, you’re behind on your holiday shopping and when you attend your kids’ programs, you fight to make yourself look like you actually want to be there. The addition of caregiving is often the tipping point between enjoying the holiday season and teetering on the edge of insanity.

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