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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Globally, grandparents often serve as surrogate parents for their grandchildren – usually in response to a family crisis or other sociopolitical issues. But how common is the practice in our area? Lisa Moyer from Blair Senior Services has some insight.

Blair Senior Services, Inc. was founded as the Area Agency on Aging for Blair County in 1974. In addition to meeting the needs of older adults, Blair Senior Services, Inc. serves eligible residents of all ages through diverse programming and contracts that help provide transportation, housing, assessments, and volunteering. Visit Blair Senior Services for more information.

PA KinConnector provides guidance, advice, and support for grandparents raising grandchildren. Visit PA KinConnector or call 1-866-KIN-2111 for more information.

 

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