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Children Caregivers

Caregiving's Lost Generation: The Nation's Children

Sherri Snelling | Posted 07.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Sherri Snelling

When we think of the typical profile of a family caregiver, we don't picture a child of 8 or an awkward teenager -- but as increasing numbers of aging Americans come to need care, more children are stepping in as primary caregivers for a chronically ill or disabled parent, sibling or grandparent.

Helping Children Work Through Trauma in Haiti: A Guide for Caregivers and Volunteers

William Spear | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
William Spear

There is an enormous need to help traumatized children in the second recovery phase of this disaster before rushing tto quickly to rebuild the external world.

Role Reversal: In Trying Times, Children Become Caregivers

NYTimes.com | PAM BELLUCK | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Across the country, children are providing care for sick parents or grandparents -- lifting frail bodies off beds or toilets, managing medication, was...