Grandparent Care and Welfare: Assessing the Impact of Public Policy on Split and Three Generation Families
AbstractGrandparent caregiving has received increased attention in recent years, and grandparent-grandchild families have generated several public policy concerns, including whether grandparent-led families face barriers to obtaining public assistance. We address this question by comparing the welfare eligibility and use of grandparent-grandchild families with that of other families.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by RAND - Labor and Population Program in its series Papers with number 99-08.
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Date of creation: 1999
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