Adopting After 40

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Resources and information for individuals and couples over age 40 who are interested in becoming adoptive parents.

Older Parent Adoption
Adoption for those in their 40s and older has traditionally held few options. Prospective adoptive parents need to be realistic - and positive - about their own abilities and capabilities as more opportunities become available.

Older Single Parent Adoption from China
Sharon Kaufman, at 51, adopted Rebecca. Her story includes each step of the process, her doubts, disappointments, and wonderful outcome.

At Our Age
Richard Fischer talks with other "seasoned" prospective parents about attitude and lifestyle vs chronological age. From Chosen Child.

Grandparent Adoption
More and more frequently, grandparents are adopting their grandchildren and becoming parents... again. Information, resources, and support.

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