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Celebrating Grandparents on September 13th

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Grandparents play a key role in the family. Maybe more so now than ever before. With the average age life expectancy in the U.S. climbing to 78.8 years of age, today’s youth often have grandparents and great-grandparents involved in their lives. Celebrating their friendship and love has become an annual event each fall across the United States. This year the celebration will take place on September 13th.

Celebrating Grandparents

By presidential proclamation, Grandparents Day is an officially-recognized day of celebration. If you are trying to plan ways for your parents and your children to enjoy National Grandparent’s Day together, we have a few resources that you may find helpful:

  • Grand Things to Do: Sponsored by Generations United, this site has a Grandparent’s Day guide and other resources that can help you come up with a few fun ways to spend the day.
  • Grandparents.com: This is the official site of the American Grandparents Association. In addition to ideas for celebrating Grandparents Day together, it has a wide range of resources that include movie reviews, health and wellness tips, and family-friendly recipes.
  • The Legacy Project: Another site that is home to ideas for activities the two generations can enjoy together, The Legacy Project is also rich with important information and resources on literacy. Topics range from “How to Write Family Book Reviews” to “How to Start a Grandparent/Grandchild Book Club.”
  • Activity Village: This site is popular with teachers and other professionals who work with young children. It is also home to a variety of resources you can use to celebrate Grandparents Day. Here you will find printables, pages for coloring, and ideas for creating craft projects.
  • The Holiday Zone: Don’t let the name fool you! The site isn’t just for traditional holidays. It is dedicated to year around celebrations and projects families can enjoy together. You will find printables you can download, poems, puzzles, songs, skit ideas and more.

We invite you to call the Randall Residence nearest your senior loved one’s home in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana to see how we will be honoring and celebrating the grandparents who call our communities home!

Randall Residence

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310 White Oak Road Lawton, MI 49065