Jennifer-Nicole Wood, MSOT, Kenneth Guy, MSOT, Craig Jenene Woods, PhD, MBA, OTR/L, Kathleen T. Foley, PhD, OTR/L, Kayla Gittens, MSOT, BSK, Callie Merriman, MSOT, Patrick Hopkins, MSOT; Coping Strategies Used by Grandparents as Primary Caregivers to Grandchildren. Am J Occup Ther 2016;70(4_Supplement_1):7011510215p1. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO4121.
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Date Presented 4/8/2016
Older adults caring for their grandchildren is a phenomenon; little research has focused on ways they cope with parenting stressors. This qualitative study explored coping strategies used by grandparents. Results inform more effective occupation-based interventions to improve quality of life.
Primary Author and Speaker: Jennifer-Nicole Wood
Additional Authors and Speaker: Kayla Gittens, Callie Merriman, Patrick Hopkins
Contributing Authors: Kenneth Guy, Jenene Woods Craig, Kathleen T. Foley
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