Should you attend your daughter’s soccer game or take your dad to his doctor’s appointment? If you’re caught in the middle between responsibilities to your spouse and children and caring for your aging parents, you’re a genuine member of the sandwich generation. You know the stress of never having quite enough time or energy to give all members of your family the attention they deserve.
There’s obviously no perfect answer to dilemmas like these — but there are steps you can take to help balance your family responsibilities:
Sunrise understands the need for a break. Short-term stays can offer both the family caregiver and senior some time to spend apart and reconnect with themselves. Contact your local Sunrise Senior Living community to learn about our respite care.