Reason We Celebrate
grandparents, give grandparents a chance to
honor grandchildren and to make children aware
of the great source of knowledge that can be
gained from the elderly.
Grandparents Day (U.S):
1970 - Marian McQuade
from West Virginia spearheaded the campaign to
have a national Grandparents Day. It was first
advocated for lonely elderly residents in
nursing homes and for shut-ins.
1978 - Grandparents
Day was officially proclaimed by President Jimmy
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