Best Life: Grandparents thrown into opioid crisis

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Cleveland, Ohio. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – The opioid epidemic continues to hit our country hard. Last year, more than 46,000 people died from overdoses, leaving thousands of children without parents.

Some are placed in foster care, but in many cases, grandparents are stepping up to raise their grandkids. In fact, today, 2.6 million children across the country are being raised by grandma and grandpa.

Here are two women who are working hard to help grandparents who are now raising grandchildren.

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