‘It’s Pretty Brutal’: The Sandwich Generation Pays a Price

‘It’s Pretty Brutal’: The Sandwich Generation Pays a Price

When Tanya Brice’s mother moved into her apartment in Owings Mills, Md., five years ago, she was already caring for twin toddlers, one of whom has autism and an intellectual disability, and a teenage son. Brice, 43, is a single mom, and was supporting the household on...
A ‘Safety Net’ That’s a Kafkaesque Mess

‘I Put My Own Life on Hold’: The Pain and Joy of Caring for Parents

Daughters said they sacrificed careers when their relatives wouldn’t. Others said hiring help sapped finances. And more than a few found treasured final moments with loved ones despite the overwhelming work of caring for them. After The Times published a pair of...