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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 -- Evaluation Form

Family Caregiving Updated: April 09, 2014

Section IV - Evaluation FormPlease click the link below to take the short survey. The Qualtrics survey will open in a new window. When you have completed the...

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...

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - Doubly Stressed Triply Blessed

Family Caregiving Updated: March 21, 2014

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

Conducting a Kinship Family Retreat

Family Caregiving Updated: January 22, 2014

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

Using the Internet

Family Caregiving Updated: January 22, 2014

The world is at your fingertips - step-by-step instructions for beginners.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Can Contribute to Children's School Success

Family Caregiving Updated: August 16, 2012

Grandchildren raised by their grandparents struggle more than children raised by other guardians. Knowing that their grandchildren may struggle in school,...

Grandparents Raising Grandkids: Perspective of the Grandchildren

Family Caregiving Updated: August 09, 2012

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

Raising Kids Today -- Tips for Grand Families

Family Caregiving Updated: August 09, 2012

Do you often hear these comments from people who are parenting for the second second time around?These are real concerns. For grandparents or other relatives...

Health Information on the Internet

Family Caregiving Updated: August 08, 2012

The Internet is a wonderful thing, but it should not replace the advice of a trained health provider. While the Internet makes it easy to research symptoms,...

Helping Grandchildren Cope With Changes in Their Lives

Family Caregiving Updated: August 08, 2012

Children being raised by grandparents or other family members have often experienced many challenging situations or disruptions in their care. Major...

Grandparents Can Help Grandchildren Develop Good Eating Habits

Family Caregiving Updated: August 08, 2012

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

Help for Camps Who Serve Children from Grand Families

Family Caregiving Updated: August 07, 2012

Camp directors, counselors and staff members at camps should be aware that some children have special needs. About 5.5 million children in the United States...

Stories About Grandparents and Grandchildren

Family Caregiving Updated: August 07, 2012

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...

How To Read With Your Grandchild

Family Caregiving Updated: August 07, 2012

It is very important that children have a good start with reading from an early age and have opportunities to practice reading. To do well in school,...

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: The Crisis, Finding Resources, and Learning to Accept

Family Caregiving Updated: November 22, 2011

Grandparents who are raising their grandchildren do so primarily because of a family crisis. They often do not know where to start when they first begin...

Exploring Legal Options - Tips for Grandfamilies

Family Caregiving Updated: November 11, 2011

Grandparents who are parenting their grandchildren do so for a variety of reasons, including parental incarceration, financial problems, substance abuse,...

Abuelos que crian a sus nietos: La crisis, como encontrar ayuda y triunfar

Family Caregiving Updated: September 19, 2011

Conducting a Kinship Family Retreat - Appendix E - Sample Retreat Rules

Family Caregiving Updated: June 04, 2011

Rules for Retreat Group Click One of the Links Below To Access Documents To Help Plan The Retreat.

Conducting a Kinship Family Retreat - Appendix D - Sample Retreat Schedule

Family Caregiving Updated: June 04, 2011

(Location) Date) 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Arrival at camp, registration and room assignment 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. Dining Hall Procedures/Dinner...

Conducting a Kinship Family Retreat - Appendix A - Sample Budget

Family Caregiving Updated: June 04, 2011

This budget is based on a total of 50 people (1 or 2 related adults plus 2 to 3 children over the age of three to 18 years in each family unit.) Total -...

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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