Grandparenting in the Time of COVID-19

Harvard Health Blog | Ellen S. Glazer, LICSW

COVID-19 may temporarily alter the format of our relationships with our grandchildren. This is humbling but it need not be crippling.

When a family is in need of last-minute child care, the child’s grandparents are often the first and most reliable resource. However, amid closure of schools and child care centers due to the coronavirus outbreak, grandparents are concerned about their ability to help – and whether they can safely spend time with their grandchildren. This feature on the Harvard Health Blog answers key questions that grandparents are struggling with.

Read the Q&A on Harvard Health Blog.