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Relative caregiver program offers support for local families
Rhea County Online - Dayton,TN,USA
The Relative Caregiver Program offers support to families raising non-birth children, such as grandchildren, cousins, nieces or nephews. ...

Grandparents raising teens means, 'You don't have time to get old'
commercialappeal.com Memphis, TN, USA
It estimated almost 50000 Tennesseans are raising their grandchildren without a parent living in the house. Proportionately, Southern grandparents ...

Caregivers fight to protect their rights
The Tennessean - Nashville, TN, USA
"There's such a growing number of grandparents raising their grandchildren nowadays," said State Rep. John Hood of Murfreesboro, who introduced the bill. ...

Grandparents tackle caregiver role
Ashland City Times - Ashland City, TN ,USA
"There are no rocking chairs for grandparents raising their grandchildren," Linda said. "Sometimes I just get tired. We're no spring chickens anymore." ...

Legal options for grandparents and relatives raising children
The Tennessean - Nashville, TN, USA
With power of attorney, grandparents can get their grandchildren covered by TennCare and enroll them in school. But it's for temporary hardship authority. ...

More grandparents raising kids
Dickson Herald - Dickson, TN, USA
Census data indicated the number of Tennessee grandparents who were primary caregivers for grandchildren in their households rose more than 11 percent ...

She mothers her third generation
Dickson Herald - Dickson, TN, USA
Katie West-Sewell, 74, of Nashville is raising her three great-grandchildren, Quaneshia Jennings, 13, Terrielle West, 9, and Travon West, 6. ...

Grandparents raise kids again
Robertson County Times - TN, USA
She's now raising three of her 10 grandchildren without the help of her husband, who died last year of heart trouble. More than 10 years ago, the children's ...

Taylors FCE members meet Jan. 2
Cleveland Daily Banner - Cleveland, TN, USA
Kaye Smith presented a program on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. Seven percent of grandparents in Tennessee are raising their grandchildren. .

Caregiver program helps grandparents, others raise kids
Jackson Sun - Jackson, TN, USA
... Because of these findings, the Relative Caregiver Program was established to help grandparents raising these children outside the homes of their biological ...

Parental Rights Slippery Slope for Minors
Memphis Daily News - TN, USA
... The rights of teen parents present an especially big challenge when a teen parent is in the custody of someone else ... "The (grandparent) basically becomes the ...
 

Good Ideas
Daily News Journal (subscription) - Murfreesboro, TN, USA
... A group for grandparents raising grandchildren meets at 6 pm the third Thursday of every month at St. Clair Street Senior Center, 325 St. ...

 

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