Dr. Ken Canfield

About Dr. Ken Canfield

Dr. Ken Canfield, a nationally-known leader and scholar, has committed his life to strengthening families and fathers. He has founded and continues to engage in several organizations dedicated to improving family well-being, most notably the National Center for Fathering, where he served as President for 16 years. He is currently president of the National Association for Grandparenting (GrandsMatter.org), which he founded in 2016.

Turning the Corner on Fatherlessness by Ken Canfield, Ph.D.

By |2019-06-25T10:34:00-05:00June 10th, 2019|Articles, Culture, Op-Ed|

1461 Words Author Dr. Ken Canfield To schedule interviews or use in your publications, please contact Jackie@TruthPR.com We are acutely aware of the impact of fatherlessness. Its scars mark our cities and nation in ways that few maladies have. In recent years the research community has detailed and documented the negative social sequelae associated with [...]

Suggested Questions for Dr. Ken Canfield’s Book on Grandparenting

By |2018-12-11T11:17:47-05:00December 11th, 2018|Guest Statements|

The HEART of Grandparenting – Interview Questions Dr. Ken Canfield Grandkids Matter What’s behind your reason for writing this book? What’s your “heart” for grandparents? What can you tell me about the state of grandparenting in today’s world? What kind of a role do you play in your grandkids’ lives? What are you hoping to [...]

Dr. Ken Canfield: 5 Activities Kids Love to Do with Grandparents

By |2018-09-24T07:38:37-05:00September 19th, 2018|Authors, Books, Culture, Media Interview Pitches|

Hot Topics: Work & Family | Grandchildren | Healthy Relationships | Videos | Become A Member 5 Activities Kids Love to Do with Grandparents From Dr. Ken Canfield, PhD and the National Association for Grandparenting As a grandparent, spending time with your grandchildren is how you connect and bond with them. If you’re looking for simple ideas on what [...]

Interview of Dr. Ken Canfield on Washington Watch with Host Russ Jones

By |2018-09-11T11:24:53-05:00September 10th, 2018|Audio Interviews for Download, Culture|

Dr. Ken Canfield, the founder of National Association of Grandparenting founder, joins Russ on National Grandparents Day to explain why more grandparents are raising their grandchildren (GrandsMatter.org). Show: Washington Watch (FRC.org/radio) Host: Tony Perkins - Today's host is Russ Jones Date: August 8, 2018 https://www.frc.org/wwlivewithtonyperkins/russ-jones-rep-ralph-norman-kayleigh-mcenany-dr-ken-canfield

George F. Will: In Los Angeles, lifting up the fatherless

By |2018-08-31T10:51:46-05:00August 31st, 2018|Articles, Culture|

Washington Post Opinions By George F. Will  Opinion writer LOS ANGELES The worst day of Sugar Bear’s 55 years was one of the days — there have been many of them — when he got out of prison. In the early 1990s, in a prison where people whose sentences have ended and are being released see those [...]

Filling the Grandparenting Void

By |2018-08-21T16:10:41-05:00August 21st, 2018|Guest Statements, Op-Ed|

Most of us have no chance to change the world. But any of us can have an impact on our own little corner of the world.  Don Shulz is a 64-year-old retired gentleman who suffered a stroke over four years ago. Now, he’s restricted to a three-wheeled motorized wheelchair. I’m sure some men in that condition would [...]

Rich Or Poor, Grandparents Drive New Markets

By |2018-08-21T08:55:25-05:00November 20th, 2016|Authors, Culture, News, Op-Ed|

NOV 1, 2016 | Richard Levick, CONTRIBUTOR Rich Or Poor, Grandparents Drive New Markets When demographic trends create new demand, entrepreneurs respond with innovative products and services. Productivity rises, jobs get created. Yet the overall dynamic is all the more exhilarating when, as a result, social problems are solved or averted. Now consider thesedemographics: As [...]