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Grandmothers raising grandchildren: family structure and well-being in culturally diverse families.
African American grandmothers experienced equal well-being in coparenting and custodial families; however, if the stresses related to the parents' problems were removed by statistical control, they favored the custodial arrangement.
Grandmothers as kinship caregivers: private arrangements compared to public child welfare oversight
Intergenerational triads in grandparent-headed families.
- C. Goodman
- PsychologyThe journals of gerontology. Series B…
- 1 September 2003
Results affirm the utility of examining multirelationship patterns and describe the restructuring of intergenerational relationships characteristic of parental absence.
Grandmothers Raising Grandchildren
This study compares the well-being of African American, Latina, and White grandmothers raising or helping to raise grandchildren in custodial and coparenting families. Grandmother caregivers (N =…
Latina Grandmothers Raising Grandchildren: Acculturation and Psychological Well-Being
Examination of acculturation, socioeconomic resources, and family factors related to well-being among 357 Latina caregiving grandmothers suggests that professions should target economic needs of new immigrants, as well as assisting with troubled grandchildren and dysfunctional parents.
Understanding birthparent involvement in kinship families: Influencing factors and the importance of placement arrangement
Caregiving grandmothers and their grandchildren: Well-being nine years later
- C. Goodman
- 1 April 2012
Grandmothers Who Parent Their Grandchildren
Grandparents raising grandchildren is a growing phenomenon born of serious parent difficulties such as drug addiction, child abuse, and neglect. This study focuses on grandmother well-being and the…
The health of grandmothers raising grandchildren: Does the quality of family relationships matter?
A model telephone information and support program for caregivers of Alzheimer's patients.
A model telephone support program involved setting up peer networks of four or five caregivers for regular telephone conversations, and results indicated information gain, increased perceived social supports, and increased satisfaction with social supports regardless of program component.