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Grandparents as Statistics

Grandparents are fascinating and surprising, statistically speaking. Ready to get your stats on? Let’s do it! * Becoming a grandparent is happening at a younger age.  43% became grandparents in their fifties, 37% in their forties.  The average age is 48. * 10% of all grandparents have a tattoo.  Of what, they didn’t say. * …

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Close Grandparent-Adult Grandchildren Relationships = Less Depression

A new study (who else winces when they see those words?!) from Brown College declares that grandparents and adult grandchildren who share close emotional ties have less symptoms of depression. Dang, I would have been happy to take the funding for that study and share that info; it’s a no-brainer. We found that an emotionally …

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