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Don’t Forget the Seniors: A Grandparents Day Tribute

National Grandparents Day – September 11th, 2016 Grandparents are awesome! If you didn’t grow up with grandparents, I’m sure there was at least one senior you encountered i...

September 10, 2016

Gjenes Belamide

National Senior Citizen Day- Bay Alarm Medical

National senior citizen’s day was founded by President Ronald Reagan to honor and respect those who have achieved so much during their lifetime. From family matters, community contribution...

August 21, 2016

Natasha Springer

Top 15 of 2015: Hottest Toys on Every Kid’s Wish List

It’s that time of year again! Crowded parking lots, bumper-shopping-carts, long lines and anxious children. Although gifts are not the most important part of the holidays, let’s ...

December 3, 2015

Gjenes Belamide

Should Grandparents Be Paid for Child Care?

Every parent wants their child to receive the best care possible. If child care facilities aren’t working for you, can grandparents help out? It is normal to have mixed feelings if you are...

November 9, 2015

Gjenes Belamide

Watching The Second-To-Last Transition

“How do the trees know what to do?” My grandfather was staring out the window, surveying the woods behind his house. We sat at the breakfast table together. I was drinking coffee and rea...

June 29, 2015


Rethinking Old Age For The New Century

Old age doesn’t appear without warning. In the movies you might wake up, face yourself in the mirror, notice the grey hair, and suddenly realize that you’re old. The actual experience is...

May 20, 2015


Don’t Forget Your Grandparents During Christmas!

Do we value our grandparents less than other family members? Maybe. At least, that’s what the results of a recent British survey suggest. The survey asked Britons how much they spend o...

December 13, 2012

Jasmine Phu

Grandmothers can stay safe with a personal emergency response system

Becoming a grandmother can be one of the most rewarding experiences of the golden years, but many seniors may feel at a loss when it comes to caring for grandchildren....

November 22, 2010


Senior alert system can help those caring for grandkids

A growing trend across the country that is acutely reflected in Minnesota is that of grandparents taking care of grandchildren and, many times, becoming the primary caregivers of the family,...

October 11, 2010

Lisa Wurth

Ideas for a belated Grandparent’s Day

Sunday, September 12th marked the 40th annual Grandparent's Day. If you weren't able to acknowledge the occasion in time, there are still things that you can do to celebrate being a grandpar...

September 13, 2010

Jasmine Phu

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