Volume 4, Issue 1 (2017) Special Issue: The Global Phenomenon of GrandFamilies

Complete Issue

Introduction to the Special Issue

Research Articles


Caregiving among community-dwelling grandparents in Jamaica
Julian GM McKoy Davis, Douladel Willie-Tyndale, Kathryn Mitchell-Fearon, Desmalee Holder-Nevins, Kenneth James, and Denise Eldemire-Shearer


Grandparents of the community: Lakota elders’ view of intergenerational care
Mary Kate Dennis, Nancy J. Kepple, and Joseph Brewer II


Grandparents as Foster Parents: Psychological Distress, Commitment, and Sensitivity to their Grandchildren
Karine Poitras, George M. Tarabulsy, Emmanuelle Valliamée, Sylvie Lapierre, and Marc Provost

Research Brief


Grandparenting in Selected West African Countries: Implications for Health and Hygiene Behaviours in the Household
Joshua Oyeniyi Aransiola Dr, Akanni Ibukun Akinyemi Dr, Ambrose Akinlo Dr, and Funmi Togonu-Bickesteeth Prof.

NCGRG Mission Statement