Type of Content: News

Subtype: Report

Resource Title: Grandmothers at Work during Coronavirus

Publication Title: Syracuse University Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion

Publish Date: May 1, 2020


  • COVID-19 is reshaping the lives of working grandmothers in the U.S.
  • Due to the health risks of COVID-19 for older adults, many families decided to isolate separately from grandparents.
  • Many families are now without their primary or secondary source of childcare – grandmothers.
  • In other cases, grandmothers are providing more childcare than ever.
  • Job loss among older adults often means inability to provide essential financial support to children and grandchildren.
Grandmothers at Work during Coronavirus

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/3bfr9aZ