Tammy Brockhaus is 61 years of age, and widowed. She coordinates the Cangrands group in Huntsville, Ontario. Recently she participated with other Cangrands in getting signatures for a change in legislation aimed at helping kinship family caregivers like her. She’d retired a year ago. But she’s recently chosen to return to work, to help with the household finances. She has 3 children. She’s adopted the child of her middle child. He was taken from his parents at 8 days old, and he came into her care when he was 30 days old. He will be nine years old next birthday.