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Supporting Grown Kids

Attention Must Be Paid, Even By Fiat

Jane Adams Ph.D. | Posted 09.07.2013 | Fifty
Jane Adams Ph.D.

While trying (or not) to let go of our grown kids and enjoy the responsibiity-free years between now and that distant country of the "old old," we're not ready to cut all the ties that bind us. Will it take a decree from the government to nudge them into paying attention to us when we get there?

How Close Is Too Close To Your Grown Kids?

Jane Adams Ph.D. | Posted 08.19.2012 | Fifty
Jane Adams Ph.D.

Whether or not it's actually a "sandwich," post 50s caught between caring for their elderly parents and helping you out may not be enjoying it quite as much as they tell researchers they are. Like many post-parents, when it comes to their grown kids, they either lie or brag, and sometimes do both.