Story: Midlife adults

Grandparents and grandchildren (2nd of 2)

Grandparents and grandchildren

Some midlife grandparents spend a lot of time caring for grandchildren, and some take on the role of parents. Auckland couple Teresa and Roger van Kuylenburg care for their grandchildren full-time.

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Alison Gray, 'Midlife adults - Caring for family', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2021)

Story by Alison Gray, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018