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Entries by Philip N. Cohen from 01/2011

Multigenerational Families, Recession Studies

| Posted 01.03.2011 | Healthy Living

The hows and whys of multigenerational living during the recession. A new article in the NY Times describes the experience of multigenerational fami...

Mother No More?

| Posted 01.05.2011 | Politics

North Carolina's Supreme Court voids "second-parent" adoptions by homogamous couples. Related Topics, by Judy Shapiro, calls my attention to a very a...

Creating care vacuums as nursing homes close

| Posted 01.11.2011 | Huffington Post

Which came first, the closed nursing home or the doubled-up household? The recession-driven spikes in multigenerational households and cohabiting cou...

How Race and Class May Affect Asthma

| Posted 01.19.2011 | Huffington Post

Childhood asthma is more common among Blacks and Puerto Ricans than among Whites.