GRATITUDE 4 GRANDPARENTS
WHATSupport and services for grandparents taking care of grandchildren.
WHYTo help grandparents and kinship caregivers in their roles supporting grand/kinship families and to be an advocate for those family members caring for children.
WHEREGratitude 4 Grandparents. Founder - Rhea Kelsall. Philadelphia, USA.
“It's an important change in parenting here in the U.S. More and more older adults are raising kids for the second time around, because of illness, incarceration, addiction, or any number of reasons.”
-source PBS.org Video ‘Raising Children for a Second Time, ‘Grandfamilies’ Struggle During the Pandemic’
“Gratitude 4 Grandparents brings commonality to what can be a stressful time in grandparents as well as their grandchildren's lives.”
“Gratitude 4 Grandparents brings the children together in a fun setting to help them learn that they are not alone.”
Gratitude 4 Grandparents helps grandparents and kinship caregivers navigate assistance programs and services available to kinship families.
-Holiday Meals and Gifts
Grandparents as Parents Programs
Elderly Caregiver Education and Training Programs
Elderly Caregiver Support and Assistance Programs
Caregiver Films and Documentaries
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