I have good news. I've been asked by The Huffington Post to blog for their Post/50 section. It's an opportunity I could not pass up. However, it left me feeling overextended. Right now, as Care.com grows and senior care becomes even more of a need for baby boomers and their parents, I can't write two different blogs.
I had to say "no" to one. Which leads me to my first blog post for Huff Po, "The Age of Decline: Saying Yes to No". It's my belief that as we reach 50 and beyond we need to force ourselves to say "no" even more often.
As a social worker, I often coach family caregivers, most of them women, who quietly fume at the difficulties of trying to be a good daughter, sometimes in the face of a very obstinate parent... Read more on my new blog.
I'll continue to update this as often as I can..Thank you for understanding. I hope you will still comment and share with your friends experiencing Sandwich Generation issues and senior care concerns.