AgeWell Connects Grandparents Caring for Grandchildren with Key Community Partners

Grandparents play significant roles in families and there is an ever-increasing number of grandparents who are primary caregivers or raising grandchildren. According to Generations United, approximately 2.7 million children in the U.S. live in grandfamilies or kinship families — families in which grandparents, other adult family members, or close family friends are raising children — with no parents in the home.

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Grandparents Day 2021

This year, Grandparents Day, a day honoring grandparents, will be observed on Sunday, September 12. Grandparents often lavish their grandchildren with love, hugs, and gifts. On Grandparents Day the favor is returned as grandparents receive gratitude for their wisdom, kindness, and nurturing.

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Protect Your Child Tax Credit Payments – July Scam of the Month

As part of the American Rescue Plan Act, eligible people will begin receiving monthly payments as an advance of their 2021 child tax credit. Grandparents raising grandchildren may be impacted. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will send these payments by direct deposit, paper checks, and debit cards. If you qualify for the payments, you will automatically receive them around the 15th of each month.

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