Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Understanding Relationships
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How to Cite

Ferrer-Chancy, Millie, Larry F. Forthun, Angela Falcone, and Joe Pergola. 2009. “Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Understanding Relationships: FCS2190/FY435, Rev. 8/2009”. EDIS 2009 (9). Gainesville, FL.


Revised and Expanded! FCS2186-2191, a series of 1-4 page fact sheets by Millie Ferrer-Chancy, Larry Forthun, and Angela Falcone, with contributions by Joe Pergola and Maisie Ross, addresses challenges and issues grandparents may encounter when raising grandchildren. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, August 2009.


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