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Video Title: Sandwich Generation

Date: 18 November 2022

  1. What is being discussed in the video? Explain your answer.
    Video 1 – Sandwich Generation → In this video, we can find the definition of Sandwich Generation, The Challenges that become Sandwich Generation, The problems that arise (financial and health), and the Solution offers for Sandwich Generation.
  2. What is the speaker’s main purpose? Explain your answer.
    The first video is giving information about an issue, Sandwich Generation, and offers solutions to the problem.
  3. How trustworthy is this video? Who is the speaker? What is the source? Do you think the source and the speaker are trustworthy?
    Video 1 – Sandwich Generation I think is trustworthy, because the speaker shows the source of articles in the video. ● The speaker is no further information about it. But the Youtube Account is Promotores de Bienestar Mental (Spanish) means Mental Health Promoter. ● The source is from the article: https://www//HELPGUIDE.ORG/ARTICLES/STRESS/CAREGIVER-STRESS-AND-BURNOUT- (etc.) ● I think the source is trustworthy because: – After searching, I found that HelpGuide is recognized by Guidestar as a financially accountable and transparent organization. – The domain is also ‘org’ ● I don’t know about the speaker, even the name of the Youtube Channel is Promotores de Bienestar Mental (Spanish) means Mental Health Promoter, but the subscribers are just 250 people.
  4. What the speaker’s attitude or tone towards the subject? Does he/she seem to agree or disagree with it? Explain your answer.
    The speaker seems to disagree with Sandwich Generation’s duty but she is showing sympathy and also offers solutions.
  5. Does the speaker put forward valid or strong arguments? How does he/she support the key points? Explain your answer.
    Yes, they do. Video 1 – Sandwich Generation put forward valid and strong arguments with the problems that arise in the Sandwich Generation context. Then, support it with the data.
  6. Explain how this article will help contribute to your larger group project.
    The article is very good because it’s provide much information that I need to the next project.

Video Title: Sandwich Generation and What is the Sandwich Generation? (Ep #001)

Date: 18 November 2022

  1. What is being discussed in the video? Explain your answer.
    Video 2 – What is the Sandwich Generation? (Ep #001) → In this video, we can find the definition and illustration of Sandwich Generation, the types of Sandwich Generation based on the problem, and the Complexities of Aging.
  2. What is the speaker’s main purpose? Explain your answer.
    The second video is giving information about the Sandwich Generation, including its types of it and the problems relating to the complexities of aging.
  3. How trustworthy is this video? Who is the speaker? What is the source? Do you think the source and the speaker are trustworthy?
    Video 2 – What is the Sandwich Generation? (Ep #001) is trustworthy ● The speaker is Dr. Regina Koepp, certified clinical psychologist and founder of the Center for Mental Health and Aging. ● She is not attaching the source ● But still, I think this video is trustworthy because it is directly from the expert
  4. What the speaker’s attitude or tone towards the subject? Does he/she seem to agree or disagree with it? Explain your answer.
    The speaker seems to disagree with Sandwich Generation’s duty but she shows sympathy.
  5. Does the speaker put forward valid or strong arguments? How does he/she support the key points? Explain your answer.
    Video 2 – What is the Sandwich Generation? (Ep #001) is not put forward strong arguments and support them with evidence. But like inviting the audience to a casual conversation full of information and education.
  6. Explain how this article will help contribute to your larger group project.
    There is no article that can help me.

Video Title: 103ABC 5 Nadeem Siddiqi Aging with Dignity The Sandwich Generation

Date: 18 November 2022

  1. What is being discussed in the video? Explain your answer.
    The video discusses research done by the speaker about Islam people who are Sandwich Generation. It can be found that Islam people are not worrying about caring for the elder and their kids. They said that they are okay with those conditions and believe it also will be okay for the further. It shows different mindsets and perspectives of Sandwich Generation in the previous weeks’ videos. The speaker also warns the participants about the issue that may arise in the future. But, they believe that they can control the issue. The speaker said that it is not a good reaction, he elaborates on the problems that the participant must pay attention to recognize to it: Problem with elderly. 1. Recognize that your mother might be different than your mother-in-law, the same with the father and the father-in-law. So, we can recognize their needs. 2. Recognize the elder health, like: a. Loss of the strength of muscle b. Loss of mobility c. Ability to understand and process the information it’s gonna slow d. General memory loss or even serious problems: dementia where they’re actually accelerating in that process Alzheimer’s or Lewy body Those warning signs are because of hand Allah with the advancement of medicine. The other Problem: 1. Sibling conflicts are one of the very common things that you see happening as the elders age and particularly when the siblings are not physically close 2. Illnesses that are coming to the kids ● Solution – Over a period of time the siblings or the family members need to come together and understand what is our plan of action who’s gonna look after what who is going to do what and when things do happen. – Regularly updating each other
  2. What is the speaker’s main purpose? Explain your answer.
    The speaker’s purpose is to give information by showing the results of the research and warning the reader about the problems that may arise in the future also offering the solution.
  3. How trustworthy is this video? Who is the speaker? What is the source? Do you think the source and the speaker are trustworthy?
    I think the video is trustworthy, because: ● The speaker: Nadeem Siddiqi, a trained marriage educator and has been a youth mentor and trainer for the Muslim Students’ Association (MSA) and the Muslim American Society (MAS) ● Time and place in which the video was taken in the 18th Annual MAS-ICNA CONVENTION. ● I think yes, the speaker and the source is trustworthy
  4. What the speaker’s attitude or tone towards the subject? Does he/she seem to agree or disagree with it? Explain your answer.
    The speaker seems not happy with the confidence of the Sandwich Generation to take care of their elder without planning for future problems that may arise.
  5. Does the speaker put forward valid or strong arguments? How does he/she support the key points? Explain your answer.
    Yes, it is about the problems that may arise in the future. He supports it by giving lists of problems without mentioning a journal or article but those statements very make sense.
  6. Explain how this article will help contribute to your larger group project.
    I am not searching the article/result of the research yet. But the content of the articles, help me so much to develop this topic in the next progress of the project.

Video Title: 103ABC 4 Duaa Haggag Aging with Dignity The Sandwich Generation

Date: 18 November 2022

  1. What is being discussed in the video? Explain your answer.
    The video discussed how to take care of our elders and our children with emotional stability and happiness. Those are: a. The help of others is very crucial and important. In the case of parents’ health, we can ask our siblings to warn them. “My father hears it from my brother or from his friend or from my sister and he’s hearing it over and over again.” b. Remember that our parents spent many years being patient with us and bringing that about with us and guiding us in that direction. So, we must also be patient and considerate in the way that we speak to them and talk to them. c. We must know that those are our duty to our parents: I need to help my parents with I need to help them with their bills I I need to help them take them to their medical appointments I need to help them d. Take them outside where they feel a little better I’m going to have fun with the grandkids I’m going to have fun with my kids going outside and spending that time e. Make a conversation that makes them happy. We don’t want them to feel like they are a burden We don’t want them to feel like we’re completely taking over f. Sometimes grandparents will be willing to accept that kind of help from their grandchildren more than their kids. g. Spend time with your friends, maybe you have a group of friends or a WhatsApp group that are also taking care of elders is also taking care of parents and you guys can talk together about the stresses of how it might feel and share ideas When you do those types of things you’re doing it for Allah subhanawata’ala. You’re doing it for the family and because they have a right over you.
  2. What is the speaker’s main purpose? Explain your answer.
    To give her opinion how to be happy Sandwich Generation.
  3. How trustworthy is this video? Who is the speaker? What is the source? Do you think the source and the speaker are trustworthy?
    I think the video is trustworthy, because: ● The speaker: Duaa Haggag, LPC is a Community Educator at The Family & Youth Institute. She holds a Master’s in Counseling and works in private practice as a child, adolescent, and family therapist at Silent Sunlight Counseling. ● Time and place in which the video was taken in the 18th Annual MAS-ICNA CONVENTION 2019. ● I think the speaker is trustworthy and the source is not because it is just based on her opinion and experiences.
  4. What the speaker’s attitude or tone towards the subject? Does he/she seem to agree or disagree with it? Explain your answer.
    The speaker’s attitude towards the subject agrees with the happy Sandwich Generation.
  5. Does the speaker put forward valid or strong arguments? How does he/she support the key points? Explain your answer.
    No, she does. The arguments are based on her opinions.
  6. Explain how this article will help contribute to your larger group project.
    There is no article used in this video.

Video Title: Kourtney Kardashian Reveals Kim’s Baby Bombshell to Kris Jenner

Date: 25 November 2022

  1. What is being discussed in the video? Explain your answer.
    This video shows one of the happy sandwich generation, Kourtney Kardashian, that has the responsibility to take care of her children and her parent. But, she is happy because she is financially stable. Her mother also has financially stable to support their life. Also, her siblings can help their families.
  2. What is the speaker’s main purpose? Explain your answer.
    The speaker’s main purpose is to surprise the guest, Kris Jenner, to bring her grandchildren.
  3. How trustworthy is this video? Who is the speaker? What is the source? Do you think the source and the speaker are trustworthy?
    The video is trustworthy because the guests are famous people from all over the world. And then, the show is a Television Show with the famous Master of Ceremony.
  4. What the speaker’s attitude or tone towards the subject? Does he/she seem to agree or disagree with it? Explain your answer.
    There is no agreement or disagreement because the show is for entertainment.
  5. Does the speaker put forward valid or strong arguments? How does he/she support the key points? Explain your answer.
    The speaker is not put forward valid or strong arguments. But we can observe how happy Kourtney is as sandwich generation. By adding her background knowledge of the Kardashian family, it is appropriate as an example of the happy sandwich generation.
  6. Explain how this article will help contribute to your larger group project.
    There is no article used in this video. But after observing this video and the preceding videos, we can conclude the differentiation between Happy Sandwich Generation and Burden Sandwich Generation: Burden Sandwich Generation ● Happy Sandwich Generation vs Burden Sandwich Generation ● There is no other supporting financial ● There is supporting financial (from siblings) ● The parents they treat is not having serious problem but have stable health ● The parents they treat is having serious problem: like dimensia, alzheimers, and the other serious disease that can make them stress ● Feels the parents are a burden ● Feels that our parents spent many years being patient with us, so we must can do that ● The parents have debts ● The parents have no debts ● The parents are not caring him well while child ● The parents are caring him well while child ● Has no one to share and confuse ● Has friend and community to share and ask for solutions ● Having few times to spend with family (elderly and kids) ● Having so much times to spend with family (elderly and kids) ● The parents (elderly) are rich and financial stable ● The parents (elderly) are not rich and financial unstable ● The parents are not prepare savings after their retirement ● The parents are preparing savings after their retirement

Video Title: The Promise | I Will Be The Last Sandwich Generation

Date: 25 November 2022

  1. What is being discussed in the video? Explain your answer.
    Like many of us, Yong Tian was brought up by parents who pinned all their hopes on him. All grown up now, he makes a promise that takes an unexpected twist in the lives of everyone. How will your actions today affect the next generation? As we see an increase in financial literacy and availability of financial instruments, 86% of today’s Sandwich Generation believe they can end the sandwich generation cycle for their children. By planning for our own retirement, we can avoid having to rely on our children later on. We have the power to be the #LastSandwichGeneration and build better futures for our kids.
  2. What is the speaker’s main purpose? Explain your answer.
    The speaker’s main purpose is to persuade all of us to be the last sandwich generation by doing financial planning for the future.
  3. How trustworthy is this video? Who is the speaker? What is the source? Do you think the source and the speaker are trustworthy?
    This video is a film, so it can be fiction even though the film claimed that it is cited from the real condition. But, I think it is trustworthy because the condition on it is relatable to us.
  4. What the speaker’s attitude or tone towards the subject? Does he/she seem to agree or disagree with it? Explain your answer.
    The speaker’s attitude is burdened by the condition of the sandwich generation.
  5. Does the speaker put forward valid or strong arguments? How does he/she support the key points? Explain your answer.
    Speaker put forward a valid argument about his parents can not manage finances when he was a child. He supports it with his experiences: 1) The parents are investing their money in their first child, hoping he can graduate and get a good job, but he graduates as a common one and not getting good work. 2) Their parents are not planning after retirement, they are not having anything in that situation 3) The parents are having debts, that can not be paid
  6. Explain how this article will help contribute to your larger group project.
    There is no article used in this video. But make me think the solutions for this topic are: ● Prevention from the parents ● Prevention from the child ● Prevention from the sandwich