Family Radio Forum 5/12/06

Host: Ron Beard
Guests: Barbara Kates, Families and Children Together, (FACT), a Bangor, Maine non-profit; Jan Bisbee, also from FACT; Lorraine Haynes and Christine Lavoie, grandparents raising grandchildren; Dr. Joseph Crumbley, Family Therapist and co-author of “Kinship Care: Relatives Raising Children”
Topic: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
What are the trends leading to more grandparents raising grandchildren?
What challenges and rewards do “kinship” families face?
What are some resources that grandparents might turn to if they find themselves raising grandchildren?