"Lifelong Learning" is a series of presentations designed to promote learning opportunities for anyone interested in challenging his or her thinking and enhancing brain stimulation. All age groups are encouraged to attend. This event is sponsored by Blount Memorial Senior Services, Maryville College and Vienna Coffee Company.
This month, attorneys Kevin Shepherd and Elizabeth Maxey Long will present “Grandparents Raising Grandkids – The Invisible Caregivers.” Today, an estimated 2.9 million grandparents are providing daily primary care to their grandchildren. They are the “invisible caregivers.” Shepherd and Long will present the current state of grandparents raising grandkids, some of the unique parenting situations that result, the legal right of grandparents and the range of options for families.