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VOL. 23, NO. 16FEBRUARY 27, 1998

Shuping: Writing in Another Language, but Speaking from the Heart
Shuping Lu Roman.—See FULL STORY.

Latino Grandparent Caregivers Found in Poor Health, Poverty

One in ten American grandparents is now responsible for rearing a grandchild for a period of six months or more during his or her life.

Most studies on this emerging population have focused exclusively on or compared African-American and white grandparents.

A recent study by School of Social Work Professor Denise Burnette and funded by the AARP Andrus Foundation presents an illuminating and sobering profile of Latino/a grandparent caregivers in New York City’s Puerto Rican and Dominican communities.—See FULL STORY.