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COVID-19 Fact Sheet for Grandfamilies and Multigenerational Families.

Publication Year: 
2020
Corporate Author: 
Generations United.
Page Count: 
12

Our country and the world are facing a pandemic unlike any of us have seen before. People over the age of 60 and those with compromised immune systems are among the highest-risk populations COVID-19 is impacting. While grandparents and other older adults are being advised to isolate themselves physically from children, it is nearly impossible for older caregivers to distance themselves from the children they are raising. As a grandfamily or a multigenerational household, you are on the front line for your family every day. Today’s challenges are making it much tougher to care for them. It’s important to stay calm and do everything you can to stay healthy, informed and connected. This tip sheet provides suggestions and resources to help grandfamilies and multigenerational families.

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