Parents and caregivers all over the world have faced numerous challenges and made difficult sacrifices in order to be present for their children or family members during the COVID-19 pandemic. The videos in this collection feature individuals telling their own stories about how the pandemic has impacted them and their families.
Grandfamilies and COVID-19: Families of Unique Origins Face Unique Challenges
Mel and Shirley Hannah are raising their daughter Ashley's young boys after Ashley died from COVID-19. The Hannahs’ story exemplifies the heavy toll the pandemic is having on grandfamilies.
Nevada Caregiver Tells How Food Programs Helped Her Grandfamily
Anntesha shares with her colleague Alison about the joys and challenges of being a grandfamily caregiver, and the resources that have helped her along the way.
D.C. Grandparents Speak about Support They Received During COVID-19
Friends Cassandra and Karen talk about the challenges they face as grandparents raising grandchildren and the support received from fellow grandfamilies.