‘Sandwich Generation’ Worries About Its Own Long-Term Care, Poll Finds
Nearly 1 in 10 people over the age of 40 is taking care of both elderly parents and children, and many of them are concerned about how they will afford care when they get older.
The Associated Press:
Poll: Sandwich Generation Worried About Own Long-Term Care
Caught between kids and aging parents, the sandwich generation worries more than most Americans their age about how they'll afford their own care as they grow older, a new poll shows. But most aren't doing much to get ready. Nearly 1 in 10 people age 40 and over are "sandwiched" — they're supporting a child while providing regular care for an older loved one, according to the poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. (Neergaard, 7/10)