Monthly Archives: March 2013

Grandparents raising grandchildren – cultural norm or social problem?

“The family” has traditionally been the source of caring and support, especially for its old, young and dependent members. But the extended, or three-generation, family is now much less likely to occupy a single household and its role has been … Continue reading

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Older People – valuable contributors in families

We hear a lot about families caring (or not caring) for their older members. What should their responsibilities be? Do some cultures do it better than others? This is an important topic and important questions, but they concern only one … Continue reading

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