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San Diego Author On The Challenges Of Caring For Aging Parents

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In his new book, "Raising An Aging Parent," San Diego author Ken Druck examines the dual challenges of parenting and caregiving.

Aired: December 11, 2019 | Transcript

With the aging population, a lot of Americans find themselves having to care for elderly parents.

There are millions of young to middle-aged adults in that position. They're often called the "sandwich generation."

In his new book, "Raising An Aging Parent," San Diego author Ken Druck looks at the issue and provides strategies on how to handle the challenges of caring for one's parents.

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He joined Midday Edition to describe the dual challenges of parenting and caregiving.

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