Feb. 11, 2020

The Sandwich Generation

The Sandwich Generation

The menopause clashes with what is often referred to as as Generation Sandwich; the phase of life where we are also taking care of ageing parents, running business or being at the peak of our careers and if we  kids we are supporting through puberty, scho


The menopause clashes with what is often referred to as as Generation Sandwich; the phase of life where we are also taking care of ageing parents, running business or being at the peak of our careers and if we  kids we are supporting through puberty, school exams and leaving home.This can leave us struggling to balance taking care of ourselves. In this episode Clarissa chats will Gill McKay as she share her story of caring for two sets of ageing parents, grief and how in the midst of menopause alcohol became her crutch. This honest conversation will resonate with many of us and we take inspiration from Gill's journey and how she has quit the ' wine time'.