‘Grandparents Raising Grandchildren’ seminar planned

A special seminar, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 20 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 4030 Douglas Rd. at Sylvania Avenue. The seminar will address the issues facing grandparents today who find themselves raising their grandchildren. It is estimated that 8,000 children are living with grandparents and this responsibility has new areas of need, including legal, educational, medical, and psychological.

Presenters will be professionals from the areas of legal, education, medical, and psychological. A representative from the Area Office on Aging of NW Ohio will be available to provide information on resources supporting grandparents.