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Grandfamilies Roundup: Studies, Housing and Resources

Posted on 09/14/2012 by |Aging, Home & Family Expert | Comments

CaregivingGrandparents Week brings to mind those grandparents who are playing a special role – those who are living in multigenerational households and/or raising grandchildren 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. After more than a decade of planning, the newest housing designed specifically for grandfamilies, Grandfamilies Place of Phoenix, opened the first week of August. According to Delmonte Edwards, executive director of Tanner …

Social Security Call-In Day and Beyond

Posted on 09/16/2010 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & SavingsThe fact is that President’s Fiscal Commission continues to debate cuts to Social Security as a means to reduce the deficit. We all need to stand together and protect Social Security from budget-driven cuts.