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Grandparents Struggling to RaiseTheir Children's Children

  • Broadcast in Women
Host Naimah Latif

Host Naimah Latif


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Many grandparents have been forced into the role of parent because their own children have been absent in the raising of their children, due to drug use, incarceration, death, or simple unavailability because of extreme work schedules. How are children affected when grandparents are forced to be parents? Are grandparents able to keep up with technological advancements enough to help with homework or even oversee Internet activities like Facebook and other social networking? Are grandparents overburdoned? What can be done to help?