Grandparents as Caregivers to Children

More grandparents serving as primary caregivers to children, By Emily Alpert, September 4, 2013, Los Angeles Times: “The number of grandparents caring for children surged during the economic downturn amid financial woes. Military service and other causes have also contributed to the need. As American parents have grappled with financial peril and other woes over the last decade, grandparents have stepped in to help. Grandparents were the main caregivers for more than 3 million children in 2011 — a 20% increase from the turn of the millennium, the Pew Research Center reported Wednesday…”

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