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December 2013: Family

When two people become parents they take over responsibility for a new life. Indeed, this means a lot of joy, but it is not always easy. What kind of support especially parents with disabilities can get and how everyday life of a single mother with Multiple Sclerosis looks like, you will get to know in our Topic of the Month December: Family.December 2013: Family - Read more

A very Ordinary Family

Single parent, three children, Multiple Sclerosis – the everyday life of Manuela Wirth has one or two challenges prepared for her. But the mother of three does not let the stress and especially the disease push her aside. Her secret recipe: humor.A very Ordinary Family - Read more

Parent Assistance: "A Human Right for Parenthood"

Becoming a parent is easy, but being one is not. Their parental role often challenges people with impairment additionally. Children have many needs after all that want to be pleased. What many parents with impairment do not know: They have a right for parent assistance. Parent Assistance: "A Human Right for Parenthood" - Read more

Study Shows Increased Life Expectancy among Family Caregivers

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Photo: Two women [23/10/2013] Contradicting long-standing conventional wisdom, results of an analysis of data previously gathered on more than 3,000 family caregivers suggests that those who assist a chronically ill or disabled family member enjoy an 18 percent survival advantage compared to statistically matched non-caregivers.Study Shows Increased Life Expectancy among Family Caregivers - Read more

Stepfamilies Add to Caregiver Burden

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Stepfamilies Add to Caregiver Burden [25/09/2013] Caregiving is always tough, but it's that much tougher when caregivers have to rely on family ties that are ambiguous, strained or virtually nonexistent, suggests a University of Michigan study.Stepfamilies Add to Caregiver Burden - Read more

What Stresses Parents with a Chronically Ill Child

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Photo: Mother with her child [20/09/2013] The extra demands on parents of chronically ill children cause stress that affects the whole family, according to a systematic review conducted by Case Western Reserve University researchers that also explored what factors in the child's care most contribute to the added strain.What Stresses Parents with a Chronically Ill Child - Read more

Grandmothers Who Raise their Grandkids Struggle with Depression

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Photo: Grandmother with grandkids [26/08/2013] Grandmothers who care for their grandkids fulltime need help for depression and family strains, report researchers from the Case Western Reserve University's Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.Grandmothers Who Raise their Grandkids Struggle with Depression - Read more

Strong Grandparent-Adult Grandchild Relationships Reduce Depression for Both

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Photo: Grandparents with adult grandchild [12/08/2013] A new study shows that grandparents and grandchildren have real, measurable effects on each other's psychological well-being long into grandchildren's adulthood.Strong Grandparent-Adult Grandchild Relationships Reduce Depression for Both - Read more

Disabled Children Treated more Harshly in Developing World

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[31/07/2013] Children with disabilities receive harsher punishment across the developing world, according to a new study based on interviews with nearly 46,000 caregivers in 17 low- to middle-income countries.Disabled Children Treated more Harshly in Developing World - Read more

Autism: Bigger Risk Due to High Air Pollution During Pregnancy

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Photo: Pregnant women on a meadow [21/06/2013] Women in the United States exposed to high levels of air pollution while pregnant were up to twice as likely to have a child with autism as women who lived in areas with low pollution.Autism: Bigger Risk Due to High Air Pollution During Pregnancy - Read more

 
 

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