Spiritual Parenting Week Day 5
Parents' words of wisdom can sustain us throughout our lives (see the gallery of "Elder Wisdom" sent in by our members). But the "sandwich generation" is increasingly squeezed between kids and aging parents. One writer finds caregiving doesn't come easy, while another welcomes her dad into her home until his death. Plus, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach offers tips for dealing with a difficult elderly parent.
- Gallery: Wisdom of Our Elders
Nuggets of family wisdom submitted by our readers
Caring for My Father at Home
Children learn from the tenderness you give your elderly parent
The Reluctant Caregiver
It's hard when your relationship has always been strained.
- Q&A: Help! I'm Being 'Sandwiched'!
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach's advice to a baby boomer
- Discussion: Elderly Parents
Members of the "sandwich generation" sound off
- Gallery: 6 Tips for Caregivers
How to take care of yourself and your family member
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