American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A generation of people who give care to their children and their parents at the same time.
- n. The generation of persons who are the children of baby boomers, whose lifestyle is governed by the fact that they must simultaneously care for the needs of their children and their own elderly parents.
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