'Foster Grandparent' Program Lets Generations Help Each Other

'Foster Grandparent' Program Lets Generations Help Each Other

Aiken, S.C.'s aging population also presents opportunities. To help older people pass their wisdom along to younger generations, Aiken has adopted the Foster Grandparents program, which pays seniors $2.65 an hour to read with children during the school year and chaperone summer recreation programs.

More On Aiken's Aging Population:

-- Read: S.C. City’s Aging Population Offers A Glimpse Of The Future

-- Watch: Strapped: Meals on Wheels In Aiken Struggles To Serve Amid Budget Cuts

-- Watch: 'Project Lifesaver' Tracks Wandering Seniors With Dementia


Aug 10, 2011