Housing for Grandfamilies: Grandparents and Grandkids.
The purpose of this study was to explore the following relationships: (a) how moderating factors (gender, age, ethnicity, social support, marital status, reason for role assumption and number of grandchildren in the home) can influence the mediating role of resiliency, and (b) how resiliency may mediate the negative effects of raising grandchildren (role demands, life disruptions, and.
ABSTRACT OF DISSERTATION BY NEED AND BY NAME: SCHOOL LEADERS FOSTERING ENVIRONMENTS FOR GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRANDCHILDREN Children raised by their grandparents are a steadily growing demographic in schools throughout the United States. When parents are unable to care for their children, grandparents sometimes assume the role of primary caregiver.
Findings revealed that grandparents often did not understand the grandchildren’s generation, 21st-century parenting skills, or how services from community agencies could make the rearing process easier.
A cohort of thirty-five grandparent caregivers, predominantly White, middle-income, older and married, participated in this study. Also included were seven leaders of support groups for grandparents responsible for raising their grandchildren. Instrumentation included 23 questions to elicit demographic information from the grandparent caregiver.
Our Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program aims to strengthen family relationships and increase the safety and wellbeing of grandparents, children and young people. Who is it for?
Money is often an issue for the millions of U.S. grandparents who are raising their grandchildren today. To help with the day-to-day expenses, there are a variety of government programs and tax benefits that can make a big difference in stretching your budget. Here’s where to look for help.
Specifically, I compared the spouse affective solidarity of grandparents raising both grandchildren and minor children (18 years and younger) to that of grandparents raising grandchildren only. Spouse affective solidarity was defined as the level of emotional support and strain between spouses. The term “raising” was operationally defined as.