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Emotional and Physical Effects of Grandparenting HIV/AIDS Orphans

March 4, 2004

In a Lunch and Learn Seminar hosted by the Gerontology Institute, March 4,  Dr. Gillian Ice, of Ohio University told about her Kenya Grandparents study, a research project examining stress associated with grandparents caring for AIDS orphans in rural Nyanza Province.

Attendees saw photos of the mobile clinic she uses in her research of stress in elders who care for their orphaned grandchildren.  She presented current data she has collected in her research in rural Africa.