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Inside E Street 1011: The Sandwich Generation

The "Sandwich Generation" is dealing with one of the most elaborate juggling acts – caring for an elderly parent, parenting their own children while working a full time job. Nearly 66 million Americans are care givers and the average care giver is 49 year old woman who not only holds down a job but also spends about 19 hours a week providing care to a loved one. 

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