Extended families have been around for generations, but there's a new trend within the last two decades: grandparents unexpectedly finding themselves raising their grandchildren. On The Point, we discuss the emotional, financial, and relationship challenges that grandparents face, as well as the supports and services available.
Guests on the program are: Kerry Bickford, grandparent, and family advocate for the Cape Cod Neighborhood Support Coalition, Skip Stuck, menber of the Massachusettes Commision on the Status of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren and Julian Cyr, State Senator. Mindy Todd hosts.
Also see CapeCod family Resource Center for more supoport