Family Tasks during Middle Adulthood

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Family Tasks during Middle Adulthood
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2012-05-17 18:51:09
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  1. Empty Nest
    A period of the family life cycle occurring after all children have left home to live on their own.
  2. Generational Squeeze
    Sandwich Generation: The situation in which middle-aged adults are responsible for simultaneously meeting the needs of their own dependent children and those of their aging and frail parents.
  3. Launching
    A period of the family life cycle that begins with the departure of the first child from the home and ends when all children have left home to live on their own. (Then it's followed by "Empty Nest")
  4. Renested Family
    The situation that results when adult children who have been launched from the family return home to live with their parents.

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