The sandwich generation - ARCHIVED

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Delayed marriage, postponement of children, and adults with increasingly long-lived parents have given rise to the 'sandwich generation'. These are individuals caught between the often conflicting demands of caring for children and caring for seniors. Although still relatively small (712,000 in 2002), the ranks of the sandwich generation are likely to grow.

Issue Number: 2005001
Author(s): Williams, Cara

Main Product: Canadian Social Trends

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PDFJune 7, 2005