As a “Sandwich Generation” caregiver, what small act can you do today that will touch the lives of those closest to you?How about just simply suggesting a game to your children and parent? Playing a game together enriches lives. Games which require critical thinking sharpen the brain. Both children and their grandparent can benefit from that stimulation. Games are a great way to keep an Alzheimer’s afflicted parent mentally active. There is more though, playing games with a loved one also encourages one on one time to share with each other. It enables children to share their day and their thoughts on the world and for grandparents to share stories of growing up, working, and playing. It gives your children a connection with their family and a knowing of who they are in the world.
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