How to Help Your Aging Parents

Here are the basics of meeting the financial needs of mom and dad as they get older.

Are you among the growing number of Americans who count themselves reluctant members of Generation S? The "S" stands for sandwich, and to qualify you must be feeling sandwiched between the financial demands of raising children and the growing financial needs of your aging parents -- to say nothing of your own financial needs. "Squeezed" might be a better word for it.

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