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3 Health Benefits of Being a Grandparent

The day a person becomes a grandparent is eagerly anticipated with a commingled sense of pride and wonder about one's place in the never-ceasing circle of life. But new research suggests that the role…

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10 Heartwarming Quotes for National Grandparents Day

This Sunday, September 7th is National Grandparents Day -- 24 hours set aside to honor the unique bond between grandparents and their grandchildren. Take a few minutes to remember and celebrate those …

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Protect Grandparents From Harmful Soot

By†Molly Rauch Itís summer vacation time for us. My four-year-old son walks down the beach with his grandfather. I watch their shadows follow them over the tide pools, up to the sand dunes and back…

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What Grandpa Taught Me

My grandfather Gene was truly one of a kind. I'm sure that's how everyone feels about their loved ones, but he really was (as my family used to say) "something else." Growing up in the 50s/60s, he…

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Protecting Grandparents From Mercury

By Laura Michelle Burns, Moms Clean Air Force If youíre anything like me, you fall into the category of women who are caring for their children and their parents or grandparents. My aunt and my …

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Who Cares? Children as Caregivers

As a child, I had an ailing father who required a great deal of care with so many exigent physical disabilities and limitations that it was hard to keep up. And keeping up, along with caring for him, …

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Have a Safe Grandparent’s Day

Sept. 7 is Grandparent's Day.† Edna Parker, at 115 years, is the world's oldest living person and a great-great-grandparent.† She lived in her home until she was 100 years old and ultimately moved int…

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