ERIC Number: EJ531247
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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You're Not Alone...You're One in a Million.
Woodworth, Renee S.
Child Welfare, n75 n5 p619-35 Sep-Oct 1996
Describes the scope and circumstances of grandparents rearing grandchildren as gathered by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Grandparent Information Center. Addresses the problems facing grandparent-headed families, avenues of assistance, and public policy considerations. Also addresses major needs including support groups, legal assistance, financial assistance, and medical care. (Author/SD)
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Child Custody, Child Rearing, Child Welfare, Childhood Needs, Children, Extended Family, Family (Sociological Unit), Family Involvement, Family Relationship, Family Structure, Grandchildren, Grandparents, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Heads of Households, Intergenerational Programs, Kinship
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A