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Merril Silverstein discussed the rise in importance of multigenerational family ties and the decline of the nuclear family ties. “I think it’s a net positive,” said Silverstein. “In gerontology, we like to say dependence is a double-edged sword. We want to rely on people, but we also resent them, and that’s part of the human condition.”
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