Long-Distance Caregiving

  It’s 5:30 pm on a Monday and I’m interrupted from a Board Meeting by a colleague. She says, “It’s your brother from Toronto calling.” The conversation is choppy. It’s Dad. He’s had a massive stroke. Don’t fly home. He was a candidate for surgery and is recovering in hospital. He should be fine. My Read more…

What to do when you’re caught in the middle

What kind of sandwich did you order today? Whether a vegetarian, classic club or low-carb choice, many baby boomers have a full plate for lunch these days. Usually between 45 and 60 years old, Sandwich Generationers are raising children younger than 25 years and caring for aging parents older than 75 years. Some are also Read more…

Does caring for aging parents have you caught in the middle?

  Being a parent gives new meaning to the word exhausted. When my three-and-a-half-year-old, falls to the ground after a quick trip to the grocery store and says, “Mommy – my legs won’t work and I’m ‘hausted”, I can’t help but smile inside. If she only knew! I don’t know about you, but some mornings Read more…

Does caring for aging parents have you caught in the middle?

Being a parent gives new meaning to the word exhausted. When my three-and-a-half-year-old, falls to the ground after a quick trip to the grocery store and says, “Mommy – my legs won’t work and I’m ‘hausted”, I can’t help but smile inside. If she only knew! I don’t know about you, but some mornings I Read more…

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Long Distance Caregiving

“You are amazing! What I tried to do in 2 months, you did in 1 week. You’ve helped us navigate the system, made sense of Mom’s disease, and gave back her independence and control. Thank you for making such a difference in Mom’s life and giving us, her family, complete peace of mind.”

– Mike G., Nanaimo, BC

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