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How do child care providers benefit from the adopt a grandparent program?
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In brief: Everyone wins
The program matches individuals with elderly, sometimes nursing home residents for the mutual benefit of both the adoptee and adopter. Both get the joy that comes from a meaningful relationship with someone from another generation.
A beautiful Swedish film years ago illustrated this "Kannst du pfeifen, Johannes" in which a child adopted a man in a nursing home telling him he was his grandson.

In brief: Everyone wins
The program matches individuals with elderly, sometimes nursing home residents for the mutual benefit of both the adoptee and adopter. Both get the joy that comes from a meaningful relationship with someone from another generation.
A beautiful Swedish film years ago illustrated this "Kannst du pfeifen, Johannes" in which a child adopted a man in a nursing home telling him he was his grandson.
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Dr. Cristina Carballo
Pediatrics - Neonatology
In brief: Many ways
Certainly the most benefit is reaped by the child.
However, caretakers can get benefit from the program in allowing these "grandparents" to be role models in child-rearing, showing the importance of nurturing as well as teachers.

In brief: Many ways
Certainly the most benefit is reaped by the child.
However, caretakers can get benefit from the program in allowing these "grandparents" to be role models in child-rearing, showing the importance of nurturing as well as teachers.
Dr. Cristina Carballo
Dr. Cristina Carballo
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