|Family & Community|
|Family Resources||Family resources
online provides a quick and easy list of links for many
topics of interest including aging, parenting, loss &
grief, counseling, and stepfamilies.
|The Grand Times||A collection of articles on
relationships covering topics from the retiring husband,
to caregivers, to the full nest syndrome.
|Grandparenting in Stressful Situations||Articles from The Grand Times
addressing difficult issues including divorce, drug use,
visitation rights, "happy" holidays, and
|Grandparenting||ThirdAge does it again, with a
great section on grandparenting stories, ideas and
|Foster Grandparenting||If you dont have
grandchildren, but youd like to consider foster
grandparenting, check out ElderNets information and
contacts about foster grandparenting nationwide, located
at the top of our "Action to Help Others" page.
|The Grandparent Times||Easy-to-navigate site offers a
wealth of information about activities to try with your
grandkids, including cooking, computers, books and
resources, and even travel tips with the youngsters.
|Temple U Center for Intergenerational Learning||Read up on the Sisters in
Science program where older women with science
backgrounds help increase interest in 4th
grade minority students, or look into Family Friends,
where elders provide in-home support for families with
|Local Activities for Families||Calendar of local events from
Family.com, listed by town. Access to this information
may be confusing. Tip: Find the calendar after you click
on the local link, and then scroll down to
|Volunteer Opportunities||Check out ElderNets links
to volunteer groups and organizations on our Action to
Help Others page.
|AARP||Find out what AARP is doing in
your community. State and regional offices are listed, as
well as current AARP programs. Calendars of events are
only available for certain states at this time.
|National Senior Service Corps||Interested in being a senior
companion, foster grandparent, or a volunteer? Senior
Corps is a network of federally-supported programs that
helps people age 55 and older find service opportunities
in their home and communities.
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