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addaword.gifdefinition of sandwich generation

noun
the generation of people who care for their parents as well as support their own children
You may be among the 20 million people caught in what's called the 'Sandwich Generation'. That's the growing number of people taking care of their children and aging parents at the same time.
Submitted on 18/05/2010 10:04:00
Definition of sandwich generation from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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