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Healthy Grandparents Raising Healthy Grandchildren

January 20, 2014

Nicole Dreisbach, Program Director, Grantmakers In Health

This Issue Focus article is adapted from an October 30, 2013 GIH webinar.

In the United States, more than three million children are in the primary care of a grandparent. More than one-half (55 percent) of these grandparents have been the primary caretaker for three years or more, and they face a number of economic, legal, and health challenges.

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