Did you know 2.7 million children are raised solely by their grandparents–without their parents–and 7.8 million live in households headed by their grandparents?

How do grandparents feel about raising their grandchildren while their peers are enjoying retirement and taking cruises? One said, “I cruise too. I cruise to school. I cruise to the doctor’s office. I cruise to the grocery store. Joy is my cruise!”

Watch the video to learn more about “grandfamilies” from Donna Butts, Executive Director of Generations United, one of the National Human Services Assembly’s 84 organizational members.


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