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Grandfamilies Roundup: Studies, Housing and Resources

Posted By Amy Goyer On September 14, 2012 @ 8:35 am In Take Care | Comments Disabled

black child kissing black grandpa [1]Grandparents Week [2] brings to mind those grandparents who are playing a special role – those who are living in multigenerational households and/or raising grandchildren [3] by themselves. These grandparents go the extra mile to be there for their grandkids. Here’s a roundup of new research, resources and supports for grandfamilies [4].

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[1] Image: http://blog.aarp.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/black-child-kissing-black-grandpa.jpg

[2] Grandparents Week: http://www.aarp.org/relationships/friends-family/grandparents_day/

[3] raising grandchildren: http://www.aarp.org/online-community/groups/index.action?slGroupKey=Group1882

[4] grandfamilies: http://blog.aarp.org/2012/06/01/amy-goyer-grandfamilies-go-hungry/

[5] Grandfamilies Place of Phoenix: http://grandfamiliesplacephoenix.com/

[6] MetLife Mature Market Institute: https://www.metlife.com/mmi/index.html

[7] Grandparents Investing in Grandchildren: The MetLife Study on How Grandparents Share Their Time, Values, and Money: https://www.metlife.com/mmi/research/grandparents-investing-grandchildren.html#keyfindings

[8] Grandparents Investing in Grandchildren: Actions Speak Louder Than Words: https://www.metlife.com/assets/cao/mmi/publications/Tips/mmi-planning-tips-grandparent-investing-in-grandchildren.pdf

[9] University of Chicago grandparenting study: http://news.uchicago.edu/article/2012/09/06/more-grandparents-fill-caregiver-role

[10] Grandparents Providing Care to Grandchildren: A Population-Based Study of Continuity and Change: http://intl-jfi.sagepub.com/content/early/2012/04/18/0192513X12438685

[11] National Institute on Aging: http://www.nia.nih.gov/

[12] caregiving.: http://www.aarp.org/home-family/caregiving/

[13] Generations United: http://www.gu.org

[14] Grand Successes: Stories of Lives Well-Raised: http://www.gu.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=0iTKo-4Hf1E%3d&tabid=157&mid=606

[15] @amygoyer : http://blog.aarp.org/2012/08/10/multigenerational-living-on-the-rise/www.twitter.com/amygoyer

[16] Facebook: http://blog.aarp.org/2012/08/10/multigenerational-living-on-the-rise/www.facebook.com/AmyGoyer1

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