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Yesterday came the official word about what families have sensed for a while – Americans are in the midst of a recession, potentially the worst since the Great Depression. Many people who are normally calm are stressed by the financial meltdown and concerned that they are spiraling out of control. If this sounds familiar, you could be emotionally at risk for harming your children, your spouse or elders under your care. If you are worried about your hostile attitude and aggressive behavior – be it verbal abuse or physical – … Continue reading

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Well, Sandwiched Boomers, it’s down to the wire with election day tomorrow. There’s a buzz in the air as voters passionately discuss the critical issues – national security, health care and especially the economy. With the recent confirmation that we are definitely in a recession, the “generation between” – those facing challenges with aging parents and growing children – is coming up with creative ways of dealing with the economic downturn. One idea is having aging parents – on fixed incomes and who need more help – move in. Some … Continue reading

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