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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - Doubly Stressed Triply Blessed

Family Caregiving Updated: September 23, 2015

Highlights concerns and presents solutions for grandparents & other relatives raising children.

Connections Between Grandmothers And Their Granddaughters

Family Caregiving Updated: September 23, 2015

When it comes to the relationship you have with your adult granddaughter, how do your hopes and expectations match your current experiences as a grandmother?...

Age-based Stereotyping

Family Caregiving Updated: September 23, 2015

Research surrounding intergenerational communication and age-based stereotyping often begins by asking children a series of direct questions about what they...

Issues in Intergenerational Communication

Family Caregiving Updated: September 23, 2015

Intergenerational communication is an important aspect of many, if not all, relationships, especially for grandparents raising their grandchildren. According...

Understanding Why Your Grandchildren Act The Way They Do—Suggestions For Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Family Caregiving Updated: September 23, 2015

All children go through what are called "stages of development." In other words, how children look, think, feel and behave changes as they grow and develop....

Mental Health Issues of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Family Caregiving Updated: September 23, 2015

Grandparents who step in during a family crisis to rear their grandchildren are often unprepared for their new role. Grandchildren frequently come to live...

Conducting a Kinship Family Retreat

Family Caregiving Updated: September 23, 2015

A guide for assisting professionals in designing & implementing a retreat for kinship caregivers & their children.

Stories About Grandparents and Grandchildren

Family Caregiving Updated: September 23, 2015

Moving into the city a few years ago, I never thought I would have the opportunity to plant a vegetable garden with more than a few vegetables. But to my...

Why Won't My Grandchild Behave

Family Caregiving Updated: September 23, 2015

Grandparents raising grandchildren can become frustrated when children misbehave. Parenting children who have experienced a trauma requires patience. Almost...

Building and Maintaining a Support Group

Family Caregiving Updated: September 23, 2015

The Brookdale Foundation’s Relatives As Parents Program (RAPP) (www.brookdalefoundation.org) began in 1996. RAPP encourages the creation or expansion of...

The Issue of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Family Caregiving Updated: September 23, 2015

Grandparents rearing grandchildren is not a new phenomenon; however, it has become more prevalent in recent years, particularly for European Americans. Some...

Grandparents Raising Grandkids: Perspective of the Grandchildren

Family Caregiving Updated: September 23, 2015

With so many children being raised by grandparents, it is important to understand how grandchildren feel about their relationships with their parents and...

Grandparents Can Help Grandchildren Develop Good Eating Habits

Family Caregiving Updated: September 23, 2015

We often comment about how grandparents spoil their grandchildren by buying candy, cookies and other treats. Most grandparents want their grandchildren to...

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - Doubly Stressed Triply Blessed -- Check Your Knowledge

Family Caregiving Updated: December 11, 2014

Section I - Check Your Knowledge:Instructions: Click either True or False for the 5 questions. For correct answers, you will hear a bell; for incorrect...

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - Doubly Stressed Triply Blessed -- Resources

Family Caregiving Updated: March 24, 2014

Section V – Resources:In the midst of the challenges faced by grandparents and other relatives raising children are messages of hopefulness. There are...

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - Doubly Stressed Triply Blessed -- Support Groups

Family Caregiving Military Families Updated: March 21, 2014

Section III – Support Groups:What are support groups? Support groups are ways for grandparents and other relatives raising children to assist and learn from...

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - Doubly Stressed Triply Blessed -- Video Clips

Family Caregiving Updated: March 21, 2014

Section II - Video Clips:There are four video segments to the program -- Becoming a Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (GRG) Family, Issues GRG Families...

Conducting a Kinship Family Retreat - Appendix C - Sample Registration Letter

Family Caregiving Updated: June 04, 2011

(Date) Dear Family Members, We are pleased you will be attending the GRANDFamilies Get-a-Way. The retreat has been designed to be a relaxing and fun weekend...

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - Doubly Stressed Triply Blessed -- About this Curriculum

Family Caregiving Updated: June 04, 2011

About this Curriculum: An earlier version of this curriculum was developed by Penn State Cooperative Extension for educational workshops and meetings with...

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