Is your life being squeezed?
You’re not alone. Couples who are having children older and raising young children at the same time as looking after elderly parents, have been coined the “sandwich generation” and are often identified by feeling guilty that they’re not doing enough for anybody.
As more and more people are unable to see older relatives regularly due to the demands of younger families, work pressures or living far away, the lifeline that highly experienced, highly empathetic live-in care can give has never been more relevant.
To find out more about the dynamics of today’s frantic, fragmented families The Live-in Care Hub (a coalition of 24/7 live-in care providers, including Trinity Homecare), commissioned a nationwide consumer study (i), which reveals common attitudes and actions relating to older relatives.
Are you feeling guilty?
The research found:
For more information on how we can help you support your elderly parents to remain at home, please don’t hesitate to get in touch or give us a call on 020 4530 8315.
(i) 1,200 adults were interviewed for The Live-in Homecare Hub by Censuswide in a nationally representative UK survey in November 2016