Editor’s Note: If you didn’t already see it, an interview with Jack was featured on the front page of the Orlando Sentinel recently. Of course, we’re proud of Jack for many reasons and very proud that he is the director of the GRANDPartners for GRANDParents Program. Front & Center: ‘Saging’ bridges generation gap
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By Jody Gastfriend, VP Senior Care Services for Care.com
As the holidays approach, I want to share a story with you. It’s the story of a friend of mine, Noreen – a typical sandwich-generation mom and daughter who had many people and priorities to juggle. But it was during the holidays last [...]
By Pat Burns – Western Regional Editor and Art Cinema Reviewer for GRAND Magazine
Intouchables touched my heart.
This fact-based story brings us into the world of Philippe (François Cluzet), an aristocratic Frenchman who becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, and Driss (Omar Sy), a young man from the projects. Against all the [...]
By Amy Zawistowski National Committee of Grandparents for Children’s Rights
Americans will celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s within the next month. That’s a lot of festivity and, for most of us, many chances to see friends and family. But all that holiday togetherness isn’t always easy. There’s the stress of dealing with [...]
(Editor’s Note: We think this would make a cool gift for that special person in your life who has to traverse by foot over ice and snow. You don’t have to be a grandparent to enjoy using one of these fun walking sticks these.)
With the cold weather fast approaching, ice and snow are [...]
By Karla Sullivan
She was assisting her mother with the stairs in her home. While descending together, her Mom froze, cried out and frightfully stared at the last stair. Her mother was recovering from hip surgery and the daughter thought that it was physical pain that she was expressing. But it was not.
Signs of [...]
By: Christine Crosby, Editorial Director for GRAND Magazine
I just read where a third of grandparents who care full time for their grandchildren are still in the work force. But add to that the fact that most of these grandparents (average age 55) are also caring, on some level, for a parent or other senior [...]