Middle-Aged Americans Are Getting Squeezed
The National Interest -

Frank J. Infurna

Society, Americas

Between taking care of children and parents.

The way my mom imagined it, midlife was going to be great: counting down days until retirement, spending winters in Florida and checking off destinations on her bucket list. But it hasn’t turned out that way.

Instead of more time spent in Florida, she’s still stuck in snowy upstate New York. She traded romps in the sea and traveling the world for her daily visits to her mom, who’s in a nursing home. Instead of the...

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