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Spending Time With Grandchildren Can Keep You Healthy

Not only is being a grandparent good for your health but spending time with the grandkids has been shown to offer numerous health benefits. According to research results published in the scientific journal Evolution and Human Behavior, a study conducted in Germany and Switzerland says grandparenting actually helps people live longer than they would if they didn’t spend time with grandchildren. A group of 500 participants between the ages 70 and 103 were divided into three groups: grandparents with occasional grandparenting duties, those with no duties, and those who weren’t grandparents, but still performed those duties. Ten years later, half of
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Celebrate National Grandparents Day this Sunday with someone special

These days, there are a lot of far-fetched holidays, fabricated by the likes of Hallmark and 1800Flowers.com. Take some of the silly holidays in September alone, for example. There was Newspaper Carrier Day on the 4th and Dogs in Politics Day on the 23rd. And although Fido and the kid that flies by on his bike every morning might like a little something special, we should all truly turn our attention to the people who make Sept. 9th special – and every other day during the year, for that matter – because this Sunday is National Grandparents Day. “The impetus
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