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The Globe and Mail:

How to manage sandwich generation pressures that intensified during the pandemic


Many in the sandwich generation, balancing care for young children and aging parents, saw a mental and physical decline in the older generation through the pandemic.

Beyond the direct risk of COVID-19, limited access to health care, delays in treatment, isolation and loneliness, and the stress caused by financial market turbulence all took a toll.

They got older quicker because of the pandemic, says Maili Wong, senior wealth advisor and senior portfolio manager with the Wong Group at Wellington-Altus Private Wealth Inc. in Vancouver.


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