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2012-06-14 06:27:32

NEW YORK, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grandparents.com, Inc. (OTCBB: GPCM), The Ultimate Resource for Grandparents(TM), announced today that the American Grandparents Association(TM) had been established by the company with the goal of becoming a key resource for "grand families" in which grandparents raise their grandchildren, and to create a forum for grandparents to learn about their legal rights and share their grandparenting challenges and experiences with other grandparents. The...

2012-06-04 06:21:06

DENISON, Texas, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grandpappy Point Marina is pleased to announce that it will be celebrating National Marina Day on Saturday, June 9, 2012. On this special day, Grandpappy will be re-igniting the family-friendly marina lifestyle with its array of boating benefits and fun-filled events. Since 1928, marinas have been an integral part of American recreation as well as American life and in celebration of this important day; folks are invited to participate in an...

2012-04-26 23:01:23

Mother´s Day is around the corner, which for many signals the annual “what do we get Grandma this year” lament. Senior Care Corner has some ideas from the technology area and web that will please many a grandmother and maybe even mothers, too. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 Mother´s Day is around the corner, which for many signals the annual “what do we get Grandma this year” lament. Senior Care Corner has some ideas from the technology area and web...

2011-12-13 10:00:00

AARP Releases Tips for Getting Family Members to Help with Caregiving Around the Holidays CHICAGO, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a 2009 report, there are over 65 million caregivers in the U.S. - and they provide the equivalent of $450 billion in care to their adult parents and other loved ones. The holidays bring families together and are a great time to check in on elderly loved ones. It's also a great time for family caregivers to enlist the help of others...

2011-09-09 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10: GRANDPARENTS DAY Profile America -- Saturday, September 10th. Tomorrow is National Grandparents Day -- a time to say thanks for the love and help they provide and to recognize their growing importance to the survival of many American families. The special day was the...

2011-09-09 20:00:00

The population of the world has quadrupled in the past century, and a large portion of that growth is among senior citizens, meaning there are more Grandparents around than ever before. In light of this, Katies Cards have created their first Grandparents Day e card to celebrate their essential role in society. Teddington, Middlesex. (PRWEB) September 09, 2011 The population of the world has quadrupled in the past century, and a large portion of that growth is among senior citizens, meaning...

2011-09-06 07:00:00

First of its kind Walker Coverz, bring fun and personality to rolling walkers in time for Grandparents Day Sunday September 11th. Finally a fun gift for grandparents and hard to buy for senior demographic. Attractive, fabric seat and rollbar set in memorable themes, sure to bring a smile to the senior in your life. (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 Two Northern California women, Marcy Tivol and Sharon Witte, have created a first of its kind product for hard to buy for seniors. The perfect gift...

2011-09-06 08:40:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --In 1970, Marian McQuade began a campaign to set aside a special day just for grandparents. In 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed a presidential proclamation, designating the first Sunday after Labor Day as National Grandparents Day. The first official observance was Sept. 9, 1979 -- and has been celebrated every year since. In honor of our nation's grandparents, the Census Bureau presents an array of statistics about the role they play...

2011-08-31 07:00:00

Mothers Day and Fathers Day get their fair share of attention. What about Grandparents Dayâ”September 11 this year? An increasing number of grandparents are the sole support and primary provider to their grandchildren. It's time to recognize their contribution. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 31, 2011 Dr. Amy, an expert in caregiving, aging, and retirement, says there are compelling reasons to make a fuss over grandparents. She has developed a free kit for children,...

2011-08-29 04:00:00

Harry & David, Americaâs gift expert for over 75 years, offers superb Grandparents Day gifts, including gift baskets with juicy fresh fruit, savory snacks, gourmet gift towers and more. Medford, Oregon (PRWEB) August 29, 2011 Harry & David, Americaâs gift expert for over 75 years, offers superb Grandparents Day gifts, including gift baskets with juicy fresh fruit, savory snacks, gourmet gift towers and more. Celebrate Grandparents Day this year with one of...