Their presence ensures that special needs children receive additional individualized support, encouragement and companionship. By providing a stable, loving presence in a young person’s life, Foster Grandparents are building bridges between the younger and older generations.
In improving the lives of the children they serve, Foster Grandparents are profoundly improving their own lives. While remaining active and contributing to their communities, Foster Grandparents experience improved health, welfare and quality of life.
Despite the pandemic, 96% of AmeriCorps Senior-Foster Grandparent Program participants reported improved mental and emotional health.
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