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8 Ways That Grandparents Really Rock!
Posted By Amy Goyer On September 6, 2013 @ 4:56 pm In Caregiving,Home & Family,Relationships | Comments Disabled
This Sunday is National Grandparents Day  and to celebrate, I’ve compiled a list of the eight reasons I think grandparents are beyond fabulous:
Contest: Post your memory of the birth of your grandchild 
Whether you’re a grandparent yourself, or are lucky enough to have grandparents in your life, I suspect you can add to this list. Why do you think grandparents rock?!
Photo: Sean Dreilinger 
Amy Goyer is AARP’s home and family expert; she splits her time between Washington and Phoenix, where she lives with and cares for her parents. Her new book, AARP’s Juggling Work and Caregiving, will be published this fall. Follow Amy on Twitter @amygoyer  and on Facebook .
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 Image: http://blog.aarp.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/5295351224_47abe42581_b.jpg
 National Grandparents Day: http://www.grandparents-day.com/
 Studies: http://blog.aarp.org/2012/09/08/amy-goyer-grandparents-financial-gifts-in-economic-downturn/?intcmp=AE-BLIL-BL
 grandparents are generous with financial support: http://blog.aarp.org/2012/03/28/grandparent-roles-survey-amy-goyer/?intcmp=AE-BLIL-BL
 grandparents and grandchildren: http://www.aarp.org/relationships/friends-family/?intcmp=AE-BLIL-DOTORG
 take time to listen: http://www.aarp.org/relationships/family/info-09-2010/advances_in_family_technology.html?intcmp=AE-BLIL-DOTORG
 my grandfather telling me stories: http://www.aarp.org/relationships/family/info-08-2008/goyer_family_storytelling.html?intcmp=AE-BLIL-DOTORG
 Post your memory of the birth of your grandchild: http://www.aarp.org/online-community/forums.action/relationships_friends-family_remember-day-grandchild-born?intcmp=AE-IL-CONT-COMM
 Sean Dreilinger: http://www.flickr.com/photos/seandreilinger/
 @amygoyer: http://aarpblog.wordpress.com/wp-admin/www.twitter.com/amygoyer
 Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/amygoyer1
 More grandparents care forgrandkids, new report finds: http://blog.aarp.org/2013/09/05/amy-goyer-new-pew-study-finds-grandchildren-living-with-grandparents-and-parents/?intcmp=AE-ENDART1-BL-REL
 3 pieces of jewelry that make you look younger: http://blog.aarp.org/2013/01/11/3-pieces-of-jewelry-that-make-you-look-younger/?intcmp=AE-ENDART2-BL-BOS
 The health care law — look who’s talking: http://blog.aarp.org/2013/08/28/the-health-care-law-look-whos-talking/?intcmp=AE-ENDART3-BL-ADV
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 AARP home page: http://www.aarp.org/?intcmp=AE-ENDART3-BL-HP
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