The Emotions of Role Reversal: Family Dynamics, Caregiving and the Adult Child Experience

November 15, 2018 Newton Free
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Let’s be honest. Growing up, you never imagined the day would come that your parents would need you this much. Feelings of duty, sibling rivalry, guilt and resentment can all bubble up—and sometimes all at the same time! Dr. Ruth Nemzoff, Ph.D., will explore the family dynamics of this challenging phase of life from the perspective of the adult child. Submit your confidential questions in advance to

Speaker: Dr. Ruth Nemzoff, Ph.D., author of “Don’t Bite Your Tongue: How to Foster Rewarding Relationships with Your Adult Children.” Introduction by Temple Emanuel’s Senior Rabbi Wesley Gardenswartz.

RSVP requested to Tracy Schneider at 617-959-4928 or

This workshop is part of a year-long series designed for adults between the ages of 40-70 who are caring for their aging parents while also raising children, aka the “sandwich generation.” Each workshop will provide “real talk” and actionable information for participants.

All sessions are held on Thursday evenings from 7:30-9 p.m. at Temple Emanuel in Newton. This series is co-sponsored by Hebrew SeniorLife, the Newton Senior Center and the Temple Emanuel Senior Fund.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Emanuel
385 Ward St
Newton, MA 02459

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