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American ‘sandwich generation’ caregivers suffer the most

Those who are a parent and a caregiver of an adult report the highest rate of mental-health symptoms, reporting high levels of anxiety, COVID-19 TSRD (trauma- and stressor-related disorder), and alarmingly, a full 52 percent experienced “active suicidal ideation,” sometimes referred to as serious suicidal thoughts.

American ‘sandwich generation’ caregivers suffer the most
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To read the interview, see “Supporting unpaid caregivers in crisis: A talk with Alexandra Drane,” October 6, 2021.