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Male Sandwiched Boomers: A New Trend in Care-giving

February 4th, 2008

With 2008 in full swing, perhaps you\’ve already had your fill of economic and political predictions by experts and clairvoyants. However, if you happen to be a Sandwiched Boomer, the following quietly growing trend may surprise you. The results of recent studies indicate that nearly 40% of close to 44 million unpaid caregivers for the elderly are male. The call to honor loved ones is becoming an emerging pattern of male behavior. Traditionally, the bulk of these caretaking responsibilities have been carried out by daughters. Women have left jobs or subjugated their work life in order to... Read More

Male Sandwiched Boomers: A New Trend in Care-giving

February 4th, 2008

With 2008 in full swing, perhaps you\’ve already had your fill of economic and political predictions by experts and clairvoyants. However, if you happen to be a Sandwiched Boomer, the following quietly growing trend may surprise you. The results of recent studies indicate that nearly 40% of close to 44 million unpaid caregivers for the elderly are male. The call to honor loved ones is becoming an emerging pattern of male behavior. Traditionally, the bulk of these caretaking responsibilities have been carried out by daughters. Women have left jobs or subjugated their work life in order to... Read More

Male Sandwiched Boomers: A New Trend in Care-giving

February 4th, 2008

With 2008 in full swing, perhaps you\’ve already had your fill of economic and political predictions by experts and clairvoyants. However, if you happen to be a Sandwiched Boomer, the following quietly growing trend may surprise you. The results of recent studies indicate that nearly 40% of close to 44 million unpaid caregivers for the elderly are male. The call to honor loved ones is becoming an emerging pattern of male behavior. Traditionally, the bulk of these caretaking responsibilities have been carried out by daughters. Women have left jobs or subjugated their work life in order to... Read More

Professional Help…For Your Personal Life

February 4th, 2008

We as business owners or professionals know that time is our most precious commodity. That\’s why some of us are choosing not to spend time on the less rewarding details of life, like picking up the dry cleaning. I have contemplated hiring a personal assistant for my personal life for some time. I am finally getting around to doing this. As I travel every week, I need someone who can organize my daily personal tasks as well as my household. I have been interviewing other women business owners to ask them, “If someone could be hired to make life easier for you, what job would you want them... Read More

Professional Help…For Your Personal Life

February 4th, 2008

We as business owners or professionals know that time is our most precious commodity. That\’s why some of us are choosing not to spend time on the less rewarding details of life, like picking up the dry cleaning. I have contemplated hiring a personal assistant for my personal life for some time. I am finally getting around to doing this. As I travel every week, I need someone who can organize my daily personal tasks as well as my household. I have been interviewing other women business owners to ask them, “If someone could be hired to make life easier for you, what job would you want them... Read More

Professional Help…For Your Personal Life

February 4th, 2008

We as business owners or professionals know that time is our most precious commodity. That\’s why some of us are choosing not to spend time on the less rewarding details of life, like picking up the dry cleaning. I have contemplated hiring a personal assistant for my personal life for some time. I am finally getting around to doing this. As I travel every week, I need someone who can organize my daily personal tasks as well as my household. I have been interviewing other women business owners to ask them, “If someone could be hired to make life easier for you, what job would you want them... Read More

New Year\’s Resolutions for Sandwiched Boomers

January 17th, 2008

Are you like the millions of Americans who, year after year, make New Year\’s resolutions that they don\’t keep? Have you made a vow to lose 25 pounds, exercise four times a week or save monthly for your retirement? Noble goals – but do you keep them past the end of January? More crucial than setting broad goals is setting achievable ones, and then putting them into practice. Baby Boomers in the Sandwich Generation are especially stressed by the responsibilities they face from both their growing children and aging parents. Miranda feels physically and emotionally exhausted as... Read More

New Year\’s Resolutions for Sandwiched Boomers

January 17th, 2008

Are you like the millions of Americans who, year after year, make New Year\’s resolutions that they don\’t keep? Have you made a vow to lose 25 pounds, exercise four times a week or save monthly for your retirement? Noble goals – but do you keep them past the end of January? More crucial than setting broad goals is setting achievable ones, and then putting them into practice. Baby Boomers in the Sandwich Generation are especially stressed by the responsibilities they face from both their growing children and aging parents. Miranda feels physically and emotionally exhausted as... Read More

7 Simple Steps to Turn Closet Chaos into Closet Nirvana

January 17th, 2008

Imagine how marvelous it would be to open your closet door and in place of the regular junk pile, you find a well-organized, attractive array of clothes, shoes and accessories. Imagine the focus, calm and efficiency you would realize as you look into your closet and can walk straight to the item you need and get dressed in a snap. You are experiencing Closet Nirvana, and it is possible, if you follow these seven simple steps. 1. Purpose the space Before you get started, you need to visualize the result and what purpose you want this space to serve for you. What do you want to accomplish by... Read More

New Year\’s Resolutions for Sandwiched Boomers

January 17th, 2008

Are you like the millions of Americans who, year after year, make New Year\’s resolutions that they don\’t keep? Have you made a vow to lose 25 pounds, exercise four times a week or save monthly for your retirement? Noble goals – but do you keep them past the end of January? More crucial than setting broad goals is setting achievable ones, and then putting them into practice. Baby Boomers in the Sandwich Generation are especially stressed by the responsibilities they face from both their growing children and aging parents. Miranda feels physically and emotionally exhausted as... Read More