The following exemplifies FGP service: Foster Grandparents serve seriously ill children, many with cancer, at a medical center.
The volunteers help the children deal with their illnesses, as well as their temporary separation from their families.
While often afraid of the hospital staff, the children "know" that they can trust their Foster Grandparents.
Another Foster Grandparent who serves HIV/AIDS toddlers promotes social interaction, sensory stimulation and perception, emotional well-being and language development.
Two other Foster Grandparents offer chess instruction to at-risk, elementary school children for 10-week sessions in an effort to provide behavioral modification.
Foster Grandparents serve in various settings by assisting children with a variety o