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Grandparents' Guide: Helping to Raise Your Children's Children
This PDF was created by the Beatitudes Center of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Arizona. It has six major sections that provide information about the topic presented above. Among the major topics that are distributed among the sections include a discussion of the developmental stages of children of all ages, water safety, communication skills, self esteem, legal issues, child abuse, financial issues, day care, and school related issues.
Texas Kincare Primer
This PDF presents tremendous information that begins by presenting who the Kincare organization is and their purpose. Unique information provided in the PDF includes information about family law, documents you may need in seeking services from various agencies, power of attorney, early childhood intervention services, parenting success with the "sandwich generation," resources for those who live in both Dallas and Houston, Texas, information about the Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credits, and consent to medical treatment by non-parents. Information might be helpful to those in other states as well.
AARP: Help for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
The AARP website is filled with resources for adults who are at least 50 years of age. There are 188 resources listed to assist grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. Examples of those resources include help with legal issues, activities that are fun to do with your grandchildren, and links to support groups. The resources are available without cost to the user.
The Federal Citizen Information Center
The Federal Citizen Information Center is a service provided by the U.S. General Services Administration. It has links to full text versions of hundreds of free publications produced by the federal government.
Grandparent Guide on Raising Grandchildren
The Illinois Department on Aging has a website to provide resources to grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. There are resources that will be of benefit to grandparents, no matter which state they live in.
Grandparenting Resource and Support Guide
Grandparents need resources and support in raising their grandchildren. This website is designed to assist not only them, but the other relatives of the children, as well.
Grandparent News on SeniorJournal
The Senior Journal has lots of very helpful information not only for Senior Citizens, but also for those who are raising their grandchildren.
Grandparent Rights Resources
What are the rights of grandparents? This website provides a lot of resources that will assist you in determining what they are and what actions you may need to take.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Implications for Professionals and Agencies
This website has both an audio tape and a PDF file that discusses the implications of grandparents raising their grandchildren on both Professionals and Agencies.
USA.gov: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
The resources on the above website are meant to assist grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. Example resources include the following: (1) benefits and assistance, (2) resources from all 50 states, (3) lists of reports and publications, and (4) health and safety resources.
Administration on Aging
Grandparents raising grandchildren and grandparents as caregivers, resource information
Demographic characteristics of grandparents and grandchildren, working paper on co-resident grandparents and their grandchildren
Information, including grandparenting research
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Educational website for professionals and agencies
National Aging Information Center
Publications and statistical information
Articles and Reports
Grandparents Acting As Parents
Kleiner, H. S. & Hertzog, J. Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service. Retrieved March 30, 2000.
Co-resident Grandparents and Their Grandchildren: Grandparent Maintained Families, (P23-198)
United States Department of Commerce. Washington, DC: Bryson, K. & Casper, L. M. Retrieved March 30, 2000.
Respite Services to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, (ARCH Factsheet 45)
Woodworth, R. S., Dabelko, H., & Hollidge, M. National Resource Center for Respite and Crisis Care Services. Retrieved March 30, 2000.
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