When we talk about caregivers, how often are we thinking about and including grandparents or other kin caregivers who are raising children? This is an overlooked population because people see family members as just naturally helping out in times of need. And we have a stereotypic image of grandparents. They’ve already done the parent thing. As grandparents, they are there to fill in and provide unconditional love for their grandchildren.
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