grandparent visitation

7 Ways to Avoid Conflict Over Grandparent Visitation

Posted on 03/23/2012 by |Aging, Home & Family Expert | Comments

Home & FamilyThe bond between a grandparent and grandchild can be incredibly strong. There is something special about that skipped-generation relationship. But sometimes family conflict between parents and grandparents can keep grandchildren from seeing their grandparents. This was apparently the situation in a recent Alabama grandparent visitation court case that rose all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Inside E Street Highlights Grandparents

Posted on 08/11/2011 by |Aging, Home & Family Expert | Comments

Home & Family | Your LifeI recently had the pleasure of joining my long-time friend and colleague Jaia Peterson Lent, Deputy Executive Director at Generations United, for a discussion on AARP’s TV show, Inside E Street which provides a civil look at issues critical to Americans. We talked about a topic we both feel very passionate about: grandparents. Inside E Street’s host, Lark McCarthy, was fabulous (I remember watching her on the local DC TV station so it was great to meet her in person!). In this segment, Grandparents on …