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Family Problems: Stress, Risk, and Resilience by Joyce A. Arditti

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9Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Megan L. Dolbin-MacNab and Bert Hayslip, Jr.

What do United States President Barack Obama, actor Jack Nicholson, musician Eric Clapton, and media figure Oprah Winfrey share in common? Each of these individuals was raised, at least in part, by a grandparent. Grandparent-headed families have also been referenced or depicted in films (e.g., Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter films), television programming (e.g., Sookie and Jason Stackhouse in True Blood), and popular fiction (e.g., James Patterson’s character Detective Alex Cross). As these examples illustrate, grandparent-headed ...

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