Monthly Archives: April 2013

Older People and Disasters – Vulnerability or Resilience?

In 2012, Jenny Neale and I worked on a report for the Earthquake Commission, with funding from their research grants programme. The report – Earthquake Preparedness in an Ageing Society: Learning from the experience of the Canterbury Earthquakes – appeared … Continue reading

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Kinship care – what are the impacts for children and their grandparents?

People from a wider kinship group are frequently called upon to care for children during a family crisis. They are often grandparents, but may also be aunts, uncles and other relatives. We will call them kinship carers, because that term … Continue reading

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