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Program addresses parenting issues for grandparents
Progress Index
CHESTERFIELD - If you're a grandparent raising a grandchild, you know all too well that society has changed, and so have the challenges of ...

Grandparents raising grandchildren find support at 'Grandparent Connection'
RICHMOND, Va – If you're a grandparent raising a grandchild, you know all too well that society has changed, and so have the challenges of ...

Grandparent support group meets Thursday
Chesterfield Observer (subscription)
If you're a grandparent raising a grandchild, you know that society has changed and so have the challenges of parenting. Come join Susan Brown, ...

Life Notes: grandparents raising grandkids Richmond, VA
Richmond Times Dispatch
Mary Ellen Davis is raising two grandchildren, but she doesn't consider it a burden. Instead, the former educator and her husband find the retirement years they've devoted to attending PTA meetings, helping with homework and planning youth-friendly ...

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - Fairfax County, Virginia View the Kinship Care Resource Guide: A guide to help grandparents and other relatives raising children. Download the kinship care guide and other helpful ...

A Family Challenge in the Golden Years
Washington Post - United States
So the grandparents stepped in and began something they thought was behind them: raising a toddler, with the knowledge that she would be with them for the ...

'Families say gaps in assistance cause hardship
AirForceTimes.com - Springfield, Virginia, ,USA
“We are witnessing a new phenomenon of grandparents raising grandchildren who have been orphaned by the Iraq war,” he said. Susan Jaenke of Iowa Falls, ...

A unit unto ourselves'
Roanoke Times - Roanoke, VA, USA
... raising family members' children. In this world, birth parents are referred to as "bios." Online, grandparents vent, exchange tips and offer support. ..

Ministry Spotlights 'Grand' Role of Older Generations
Crosswalk.com - Chesterfield, Virginia, USA
Statistics show that many grandparents are now raising their grandchildren. In fact, says Harper, as many as six-million children are being raised by ...

The Winchester Star
Winchester Star - Winchester, VA, USA
... Grandparents raising their grandchildren isn’ta new phenomenon, Dolbin-MacNab said, but the numbers have more than doubled in the last 20 years, primarily ...

The Winchester Star
Winchester Star - Winchester, VA USA
... “We wanted to get a realistic look at what it’s like for grandparents raising grandchildren in Virginia,” said library director Trish Ridgeway. ...

Back to basics for grandparents
Virginian Pilot - Norfolk, Virginia, USA
They're grandparents, uncles and aunts raising their grandchildren, nieces and nephews - senior citizens stepping in because the parents can't or won't. ...

Caring for Kin
Mount Vernon Gazette - VA USA
... Committee, which the county created in 2004. The Committee runs two support groups for grandparents raising their grandchildren. ...

Senior citizens given help in raising grandchildren
Virginian Pilot - Norfolk, Virginia, USA
... aunts and uncles have been raising relatives for ... Grandparents also deal with feelings of guilt when their ... even get food stamps to help feed his grandchildren. ...

The Winchester Star
Winchester Star - Winchester, VA USA
... A program on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren will be held at 7 pm Sept. 26 in the Handley Library auditorium. The speaker will ...


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