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Ideas for Celebrating Grandparents Day

Grandparents play a vital role in many families. A grandparent can be a confidant, a source of unconditional love, and a resource for learning and exploring. Research also shows that children who have a grandparent involved in their life in a positive way develop healthy attitudes about aging.

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The History Behind Labor Day

The Labor Day holiday is celebrated each year on the first Monday in September. For many people, it is a three-day weekend that marks the end of the summer. It is celebrated with barbecues, picnics, and parades in towns all across the county.

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How to Celebrate the Older Adults in Your Life

The myths and misconceptions about older adults are too numerous to count. They range from false ideas about seniors and technology to the stereotype that older adults are lonely and grumpy. Spend time at a senior center or a retirement community, and you’ll see otherwise.

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Late-Summer Book Suggestions for Grandparents to Enjoy with the Grandkids

Summer vacation often means grandparents and grandchildren have more time to spend together. It provides both age groups with an opportunity to relax and bond across the generations. If your grandkids will be heading to your house for a visit soon, you might find yourself worrying about what activities you can do together.

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Celebrate Parents' Day with an Intergenerational Road Trip

Parents play an important role in our lives no matter what age we are. They are mentors, teachers, disciplinarians, and some of the people who love us most in the world. July 22 is National Parents’ Day, a holiday that got its start in 1994.

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5 Tips for Hosting a Senior-Friendly July Fourth Celebration

Independence Day parties are a popular summer activity in the United States. Multiple generations of families often gather together to celebrate our nation’s birth with fireworks, picnic foods, and lawn games. If your family’s elders will be joining you on July Fourth, you’ll want to take a few extra steps to keep them safe and healthy.

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5 Suggestions for Planning an Intergenerational Father's Day

Since more people are living longer, healthier lives, family holiday celebrations often include three or even four generations of loved ones. Finding ways to make those gatherings engaging and enjoyable for everyone, however, takes a little more planning. As Father’s Day approaches, we’ve compiled a few ideas you can use to plan an intergenerational celebration.

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The History of Flag Day and Flag Etiquette Rules to Know

Old Glory, as the American flag is often referred to, symbolizes our country’s heritage and freedom. For seniors who served or had a loved one serve during a period of war or conflict, the American flag can be especially meaningful. It represents pride, sacrifice, courage, and determination.

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