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2014-09-07 00:20:10

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO GRANDPARENTS DAY Profile America --Sunday, September 7th. This is National Grandparents Day -- recognizing the love and help they provide, and their growing importance to the survival of many American families. The special day was the idea of Marian McQuade of Fayette County, West Virginia, and...

2014-07-24 16:27:51

"ThrowbackYearbook" contest winners will feature America's most trendsetting, inspiring, and talented grandparents NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caring Across Generations, a national movement sparking connections across generations to transform how we care in America, today announced the launch of ThrowbackSummer, a summer-long celebration of the relationships between grandparents and grandchildren. ThrowbackSummer kicks off with an online contest, "ThrowbackYearbook," in...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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