• “State of Grandfamilies 2022” Report Reveals Households Led by Grandparents Experience Food Insecurity at Twice the National Rate

    1 month ago - By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

    According to the “ State of Grandfamilies 2022 ” report released by Generations United, the 2.5 million children in the United States growing up in “grandfamilies” face higher rates of hunger and food insecurity than their peers.
    Grandfamilies are families in which children are being raised by relatives - grandparents, aunts, uncles, siblings, or close friends - without their parents in the home. In fact, 25 percent of grandparent-headed households experienced food insecurity between 2019 and 2020. That is more than twice the national rate. Food insecurity negatively impacts a child's...
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