Generations United’s list of fun things to do for Grandparents Day #DoSomethingGrand Activities: Commit to doing one of the 10 grand activities listed below with your grandparents, grandfriends, grandchildren, or

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Come celebrate GRANDparents Week with Grandparent’s Academy! The GRAND family is proud to announce this special event GrandparentsAcademy.com (recently featured as one of the top 25 resources for grandparents in

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The following came from our friend, Rick Moody  CLIMATE CHANGE IN AN AGING SOCIETY (Aug. 26, 2022)   FOR THE GRANDCHILDREN In August, 2020, when my wife and I moved

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Senate Aging Committee Recognizes Grandfamilies BY JAIA LENT “Chairman Casey, Ranking Member Scott, and members of the Senate Special Committee on Aging thank you for allowing me to share my

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GRANDPARENT BRAG ZONE – Rocks and roly-polys BY SUSAN J. DECUIR It was a beautiful June Saturday morning in Carrollton, Texas, and to my delight, my son-in-law, Scot, brought our

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This disease impacts 3.3 million people – are you one of them?  This past May was Celiac Disease Awareness Month, a time to increase awareness of the digestive and autoimmune

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Old, unkempt, confused man holding baby on couch BY CHUCK NYREN I’m sitting, doing nothing. She plops him in my lap. “I’m picking up his sister at pre-school. Goodbye.” She

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My Four Fondest Wishes BY:  Almost everyone 65 or older Hello, my name is Almost Everyone, and I am 65 or older. Here are my Four Fondest Wishes  1.  In terms

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BY DR. MARSHA MCLEAN On July 23, 2022; National Gorgeous Grandma Day, 20 Grandmas from around the world anxiously awaited to see if they would be honored as Gorgeous Grandma

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2022 best- of-the-best grandparent resources BY CHRISTINE CROSBY Back in 2005 when we first launched GRAND Magazine, we had the good fortune to meet Dr. Arthur Kornhaber. I refer to

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BY DARLENE EDWARDS My husband and I are the proud parents of two amazing adult daughters and a wonderful son-in-law. In addition, not long ago, we became grandparents to a beautiful

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BY KERRY BYRNE During a recent meeting with grandparents in The Long Distance Grandparent Society membership program, a new member asked about how to get the parents more engaged in

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BY RICHARD AND LINDA EYRE We often overlook the fact that most of the values we want to instill in our grandchildren actually do have to be instilled.  They don’t

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Helping Latino Grandfamilies BY JAIA LENT Raising five grandchildren after age 60 was not in Mercedes’ life plan, but when she learned her grandchildren were going to be taken into

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The Chef BY CHRIS WILKINS Almost Four quietly, bravely crawled out of the bed and scaled the 6:30 am dark stairs, and tiptoed down the dimly lit hallway where she

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What to do when child abuse is suspected or witnessed BY KAREN L. RANCOURT  I recently received an email from a distraught set of grandparents who suspected that their granddaughter

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A Grandfather’s Thoughts for Peace – Paving a Positive Path Forward BY JACK LEVINE Now that I’m a grandfather (AKA Pop Pop Jack), I’m all the more dedicated to pave

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Valentine Video Chat Game with Your Grandchildren BY KERRY BRYNE Maybe you are like me. You have the best intentions to get something in the mail but it sits in

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Hearts and Flowers and Candy – Oh My! BY PAT BURNS From the Wizard of Oz, Dorothy said it best; “There’s no place like home.” This Valentine’s Day, I plan

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Do you know which causes your grandchildren care about? BY KERRY BRYNE My mother, affectionately known as Nana Lulu, recently sent a parcel to her grandson. When it arrived, I

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