America Is Running Out of Family Caregivers, Just When It Needs Them Most

Smaller, more far-flung families mean fewer unpaid helpers.

‘Are you really my daughter?’

It’s time to begin preparing for the inevitable – we all get older and more frail. Some of us plan to have wheelchair races, while others will just end up in drifting through time.  Many of us are now in the ‘sandwich’ generation, having adult children and elderly parents, whom we are trying to help. How would you like to spend your last years, however long they may be?

This great WSJ article outlines the current and projected state of affairs for the large group of baby boomers, costs of care and the myriad of expectations for care. Read here