Celebrating Adoption: "NEVER TOO OLD FOR A FAMILY"
NEVER TOO OLD FOR A FAMILY
By Melinda Haggerty
Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Personal and professional experiences have taught us that you never outgrow the need for a family. At the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, we know that sentiment is especially true. Adult adoption, where a person is legally adopted after his or her eighteenth birthday, provides young adults aging out of the child welfare system the option to find their forever family long after emancipating from foster care. [...]