HOWARD — For Taylor Lombardo and her husband, Tom, life has taken a new turn. When the Lombardos were hit with the realization that they would be raising their own grandchildren, they didn’t know where to go next.
“We started buying books online, self-help books, and we’re like ‘yeah, that’s us!’” said Taylor.
“We did some research on the State of Ohio and the numbers are staggering of how many grandparents are raising grandchildren. The numbers just keep rising,” said Taylor. According to Taylor, there used to be a program in Knox County specifically for grandparents who were raising their grandchildren, called GAP, grandparents as parents.
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