Nursing’s Carol Musil talks about recent findings linking depression to grandmothers raising kids full-time

Grandmas raising grandkids struggle with depression

AARPCarol Musil, professor of nursing, discussed her recent study that linked depression to grandmothers who raised their grandchildren full time. “Although we expected the primary-caregiver grandmothers raising grandchildren would have more strain and depressive symptoms, we were surprised at how persistent these were over the years examined in the study,” she said.