Latest Grandparent Stories
A new study from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland found grandmothers who are a household’s primary caregiver are more likely to suffer from depression, but are highly receptive to assistance.
A study presented today at the American Sociological Association's annual meeting in New York City indicated that grandparents and grandchildren can have a significant beneficial psychological effect on each other.
Playing with grandchildren is something every grandparent enjoys.
Raising a child can place quite a strain on any family’s finances, but a new study demonstrates that the burden is especially cumbersome for the increasing number of older men and women raising their grandchildren.
Divorced families are common in America, as are half siblings.
A study from the University of Stavanger in Norway recently revealed that, while Europeans spent a great amount of time with their grandchildren, grandfathers have greater involvement with grandkids after the age of 70.
The number of grandparent caregivers continues to grow, and while these older adults may be experienced in caring for young children, many are unaware of more recent safety and other recommendations – including those related to appropriate child sleep position, crib safety, car seat and walker use.
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