Story: Older people

Grandfather and grandson (2nd of 2)

Grandfather and grandson

Many grandparents enjoy spending time with their grandchildren, and some grandparents may become their main caregivers. Kāpiti couple Maurie and Lucy Faulknor looked after all their grandchildren for one day and one night each week until they started school. Maurie is having his hair brushed by his grandson Jacob.

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Peggy Koopman-Boyden, 'Older people - Lifestyles', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/26704/grandfather-and-grandson (accessed 1 June 2020)

Story by Peggy Koopman-Boyden, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 Aug 2018