33% of Grandparents in the U.S. are Raising Their Grandchildren

Maggie Rodriguez | WFLA Bloom Tampa Bay

Mar 20, 2024

Everyone knows that grandparents are incredibly supportive. From simple acts of kindness, to being there whenever needed, these superstars go above and beyond to ensure their loved ones are always smiling.

Some households don’t stop there, as statistics show that 33% of grandparents in the U.S. are raising their grandchildren.

Maggie Rodriguez, guest host of Bloom, sat down with Community Engagement Manager Yaridis Garcia to discuss ways the Juvenile Welfare Board is bringing support and resources to “grand families” and “extended grand families.”

View the entire segment at https://www.wfla.com/bloom-tampa-bay/33-of-grandparents-in-the-u-s-are-raising-their-grandchildren/