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High costs of raising a child challenges state's most vulnerable caregivers ...
Science Codex
A new study from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and the Insight Center for Community Economic Development shows that these families —older adults raising grandchildren alone — may be among the most vulnerable residents in California, ...

San Diego Grandparents Raising their Grandchildren | KPBS.org Help on the way for San Diego grandparents raising their grandchildren.
San Diego, CA

“The Grandparent Project” Returns with Real Life, Practical Support for ...
Pine Tree, California, CA
The Grandparent Project will provide support and resources for grandparents and other non-parents raising children in three regular monthly groups in Valley ...

New Directions to Hope group counseling for grandparents to start
Red Bluff Daily News - Red Bluff, CA, USA
The six-week group, "Grandparents Raising Grandchildren", will start on Wednesday, and continues on each Wednesday through Dec. ...

THE SECOND HALF: What to say when people ask nosy questions
Times-Standard - Eureka, CA, USA
Many responsible grandparents are finding themselves raising grandchildren, and it is often due to “heartbreaking” circumstances. ...

Local Briefs
Appeal-Democrat - Marysville ,California, USA
A parenting workshop for grandparents raising their grandchildren will be held May 16, sponsored by the Sutter County Health Department. ...

Southwest Riverside County Community News Briefs: Police hold ...
North County Times - Escondido, California, USA
TEMECULA -- The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group in Temecula is in need of a leader. TEMECULA -- A free lecture on the benefits and uses of ...

Best years of our lives?
San Bernardino Sun - San Bernardino, California, USA
Many retirees are finding themselves raising grandchildren while others are forced to return to work by the rising price of health care, utilities and ...

Community Bulletin Board
Napa Valley Register - Napa, California, USA
ParentsCAN offers the following: Grandparent support group at 10 am, March 5, to share concerns and needs on raising grandchildren and how to access ...

Community Bulletin Board
Napa Valley Register - Napa, California, USA
ParentsCAN also has a new support group for grandparents who are raising and caring for their grandchildren with special needs on a temporary or permanent ...

Back in the kid business
San Diego Union Tribune - San Diego, California, USA
In California last year, more than a quarter-million grandparents – including 16700 in San Diego County – were the lead caregivers for their grandchildren, ...

Parenting Again
Press-Enterprise (subscription) - Riverside, California, USA
... was emotionally and physically drained six years ago when she attended her first support-group meeting for grandparents raising their grandchildren. ...
 

Daily Planner: Thursday
Enterprise-Record - Chico, California, USA
GRANDPARENTS AS PARENTS AND KINSHIP RESPITE: 11:30 am-1:30 pm 2491 Carmichael Drive, Suite 300, by Passages Adult Resource Center, Chico. ...

Ministry Spotlights Grand Role of Older Generations in Youngsters ...
WDC Media News - Los Angeles, California, USA

... strengths to their grandkids. Statistics show that many grandparents are now raising their grandchildren. In fact, says Harper, as ...
Modern grandparents assume new roles
OCRegister - Orange County, California, USA
... There are 6 million children – one in 12, Starr says – growing up in homes headed by grandparents. Margie is a grandmother in my office who's raising a 5 ...

Grandparents raising grandchildren have help
North County Times - Escondido, California ,USA
... According to the 2005 American Community Survey, the Villarreals are just two of 17,000 grandparents who are responsible for raising their grandchildren in San ...

There for Her
Press-Enterprise (subscription) - Riverside, California, USA
... for Brianah is not unusual among grandparent caretakers, said Valerie Wheat, manager of Riverside County's Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program based in ...

Parenting for the second time
Napa Valley Register - Napa , California, USA
... for support -- on how to tackle the tough issues that come with raising grandchildren who are developmentally disabled. About 15 grandparents gathered at the ...

Grandparents parenting again
Bakersfield Californian (subscription) - Bakersfield, California, USA
... "For many grandparents, it's been 30 years since they raised children. A lot of things have changed," she said. Raising a grandchild can put a "huge strain" on ...

New clinic to help foster children
San Luis Obispo Tribune - San Luis Obispo, California, USA
... "Our specialty clinics focus on working with the unique issues of raising children who have had multiple separations and (other) issues that children in their ...

Grandparents to be honored, celebrated on Saturday
Napa Valley Register - Napa, California, USA
... Kornhaber's talk will focus on the importance of grandparents on family life, grandparents raising grandchildren, and the grandparent experience with children ...

WIC program office opens today
The Eureka Reporter - Eureka, California, USA
... In addition to pregnant women and children under age 5, we see foster families with infants and grandparents raising grandchildren,” Nelson-Adams said. ...

Today's Baby Boomer grandparents are a whole new breed
Contra Costa Times - California, USA
... According to US Census numbers, more than 5 million grandparents are raising grandchildren, but experts like Kornhaber suspect that number may actually be as ...

SF JFCS head, in Israel, says war preys on most vulnerable
J. - the Jewish News weekly of Northern California - San Francisco, California, USA
... Combining perhaps all of these categories, Friedman met with around 30 Israeli grandparents raising their orphaned grandchildren. ...

AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE
Affordable Housing Finance - San Francisco, California, USA
... Supportive Housing, Inc. Unique feature: Supportive housing for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. “They didn’t ...

Grand times: Boomers are grabbing new action roles with their kids ...
Sacramento Bee - California, USA
... "The phenomenon of grandparents raising grandchildren is becoming even more common than a decade ago; we're talking about upward of 5 million children, and the ...

A community attempts to fight the burgeoning violence on its ...
San Bernardino Sun - San Bernardino, California, USA
... the city's households, and in many cases, grandparents take care of their grandchildren when the ... The mayor said raising healthy children will have a lot ...

Free workshop for grandparents
Moorpark Acorn - California, USA
... College Foster and Kinship Care Education Program is offering a free workshop series for grandparents and other relatives raising grandchildren, "Tradition of ...

Series to aid grandparents, relatives raising kids
Ventura County Star (subscription) - Ventura County, California ,USA
... for grandparents and other relatives raising children. ... to provide ideas and support for grandparents who assume the ... in the lives of their grandchildren and for ...

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