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2013-09-08 23:02:16

Today, MIT Startup GeriJoy announced that it is offering a special Grandparents Day promotion for its virtual senior care companion: from September 8 until September 14, the referral code "GRANDPARENT" will give new subscribers a full refund on the first month’s subscription. Teams of care staff who work around the clock see, hear, and engage with elders through GeriJoy's virtual home companions, which take the form of adorable pets, helping to improve mental health for...

2013-08-26 12:26:11

National Survey Reveals Grandparents Don't Want the Day to Go Unnoticed BEVERLY, Mass., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With National Grandparents Day approaching on September 8(th), three specialty brands serving the 50+ consumer, Haband®, Gold Violin®, and Solutions®, went straight to the source to learn how grandparents perceive and celebrate the national holiday that is dedicated to them. A recent online survey of 500 grandparents across the country shows how they would prefer...

2012-09-10 18:21:45

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grandparents.com, Inc. (OTCBB: GPCM), announced today that Larry King, America's legendary television and radio host, will be the Spokesperson for the company and its new Grandparents.com website that was launched on Grandparents Day (9/9/2012) to serve America's 70 million grandparents. Today, one in every four American adults is a grandparent, and this number will grow to one in three adults by 2020, when we will have 80 million grandparents,...

2012-09-04 10:24:53

AARP's Response Video Encourages Kids to Call their Grandparents for Grandparents Day on September 9(th) WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP has enlisted the help of nine families to create their own "Call Me Maybe" response video, putting a new spin on the original viral sensation by Carly Rae Jepsen. The video, which is now featured on AARP's YouTube channel, aims to inspire grandchildren to call their loved ones on Grandparents Day, September 9(th). (Logo:...

2012-09-04 02:25:32

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grandparents have a significant and growing impact on the well-being of their grandchildren and families, a fact brought home by a new infographic being released today by the nonprofit, Generations United. "As the graphic illustrates, grandparents and other adults over 50 are making major contributions to society, whether through volunteerism and advocacy, financial support, child care, or simply sharing their wisdom and knowledge," said...

2012-08-23 06:28:12

DALLAS, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GiftCardLab.com, the leading online provider of gift cards, today announced its unique collection of gift cards perfectly suited for Grandparent's Day on Sunday, September 9th. Families can treat their Grandparents to a nice dinner at a quality Dallas-based or national chain restaurant. GiftCardLab.com offers gift cards to Hoffbrau Steaks, Sangria Mediterranean Tapas and Bar, and Toulouse, awarded The Best in DFW for French Restaurants in the Dallas...

2012-07-31 06:24:15

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grandparents Day 2012: Sept. 9: In 1970, Marian McQuade began a campaign to establish a day to honor grandparents. But such a day was not formally established until 1978, when President Jimmy Carter signed a federal proclamation, approving the first Sunday after Labor Day as National Grandparents Day. Since Sept. 9, 1979, it has been celebrated every year in honor of our nation's grandparents with whom one in 10 of all children in the U.S....

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...

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...