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addaword.gifdefinition of silver splitter

noun
someone who divorces or separates from his/her partner in late middle age
The consequences of the silver splitters also has an impact on the family support system.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 08/04/2014 09:50:00
Definition of silver splitter from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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