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GrandFamilies journal

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Project Healthy Grandparents

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren


September is National Grandparents Month

Celebrate the grandparents you know!


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GrandFamilies: The Contemporary Journal of Research, Practice and Policy

Call for papers

Call for papers for issue #3 of this online, peer review journal dedicated to topics related to grandparents raising grandchildren. Deadline: Dec. 1.


Issue #2 will be available winter 2015.

Issue #1 is available! Read about the rewards of caring grandchildren, a review of grandfamilies support groups, a book review and more.

Center promotes best practices

The National Research Center on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren is a collaborative initiative between Georgia State and Western Michigan universities.  

Deborah M. Whitley, Ph.D., M.PH.
Andrea Smith, Ph.D.