“It's Parenting Whether You're The Grandparent or Parent": Grandfathers' Experiences Raising Grandchildren.

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In the U.S., 2.7 million grandparents are responsible for a grandchild in their home. Grandfathers are present in the majority of grandparent caregiver households, but the contributions and voices of grandfather caregivers are often overlooked. Therefore, the goal of this qualitative study was to explore how grandfathers experience caregiving as men. Exploring the experiences of grandfather caregivers will improve the understanding of this often-overlooked population and will offer insight into how grandfathers experience caregiving.  (Author abstract)

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