Sandwich generation balances child, elder care – Nurse Next Door

Within days of learning she was pregnant with her second child, Barb Brzezicki faced the unfolding of an unexpected and harrowing chapter in her family’s life: her mother’s diagnosis with Alzheimer’s disease.

The working mother was suddenly balancing pregnancy with caring for her young daughter and her mother, Stella — starting to drive her to and from appointments in the weeks before Christmas in 2009. What’s more, Brzezicki became sick and ended up on disability, all of which she believed was stress-induced.

 

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