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Grandparents Raising Kids
Grandparents Raising Kids

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AIR DATE: September 9, 2013

According to the Pew Research Center, as of 2011, one in ten children lives with a grandparent. The number of children in this circumstance has increased since the recession.

So how does a grandparent prepare to resume parenting duties so late in life? Where can this type of care provider find support? And what are the effects on the child?

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Gretchen Livingston, Pew Research

Alison Caliendo, Executive Director, Foster Kinship

Dr. Ramona Denby Brinson, researcher, The Lincy Institute

Moleen Brown, kinship care provider

Deanna Sanchez, kinship care provider

Maria Carabis, kinship care provider

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