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Kids whose parents are more aware of their activities exhibit signs of less stress

Kids whose parents are more aware of their activities exhibit signs of less stress

March 1, 2016

A WFHN paper published in the Journal of Family Psychology reveals that the younger children of workers in the IT division of a Fortune 500 company had lower bedtime salivary cortisol levels when their parents had higher average knowledge of their daily activities. On days when parents had the most knowledge of their younger offsprings' activities, these children also had lower before-dinner cortisol levels.

#CNAs who also balance #family caregiver roles make more trips to ER than their peers

#CNAs who also balance #family caregiver roles make more trips to ER than their peers

August 5, 2015

A new study by WFHN researchers, including Harvard Pop Center fellow Jessica Williams, PhD, reveals that CNAs who also care for children or elders (double duty) and those who care for both generations (triple duty) utilize acute care services (emergency room and other urgent care facilities) more than those CNAs without those same informal, family caregiving …