The Sandwich Generation: Caught in the Middle Again

The Sandwich Generation: Caught in the Middle Again

According to a report from the Pew Research Center in 2012, 47 percent of adult caregivers 40 to 59 years of age belonged to the Sandwich Generation (SG). This group has become so large that July has now been officially designated as “Sandwich Generation Month.”  The members of the Sandwich Generation are still raising children as their parents are dealing with old age and also needing significant care. The dependent child and the parent engulf the “Sandwicher” in “bread slices” of needs, essentially impacting three generations. Read more

Life Enrichment

CJE Programs and services in our residences and throughout the community provide an enriched mind, body, spirit and cultural experience for older adults to support our philosophy that staying active and “engaged with life” is an important component of healthy aging.

Community-based Services

3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago, IL

A wide range of programming and services provides support and direct services to family members, caregivers, and older adults to promote aging in place at home and in the community.


CJE provides programming and facility settings that address both post-acute and chronic medical and psycho-social needs in coordination with the larger healthcare systems.

Research & Education

The study and assessment of new methods and models of care and the training of professionals to advance the delivery of high quality services and programming.

CJE strives to help 20,000 older adults lead healthy and independent lives.
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