Grandparents Day

Get Ready for Grandparents Day 2017 – Sept. 10!

Every day can be Grandparents Day. The official commemorative day is the Sunday after Labor Day. If you’re celebrating Grandparents Day throughout the year, these resources can help with ideas on how to Do Something Grand.

Our friend, Aaron Larsen, created a video tutorial on how to access and use this website’s resources  to Do Something Grand! Watch the tutorial.

See who our Grand Partners are. Check out our Take Action Guide and  Grand Things to Do for ideas on how you can Do Something Grand.

Want to help us raise awareness? Here’s our Social Media Toolkit. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. You can also visit our hashtag #DoSomethingGrand.

Read President Obama’s 2016 Proclamation for Grandparents Day!

All year round:

Grandparents and Older Adults We’re asking you to commit to do something grand and share your wisdom, perspectives and key civic values with young people and advocate on their behalf.

Children, Youth, and Younger Adults We’re asking you to commit to do something grand and connect and serve with your grandparents or older adults in your community.

Grandfamilies: You provide a safe and loving home to your grandchildren or other relatives in your care. We think you are doing something grand for children every day of the year. As part of our week-long celebration of Grandparents Day, Generations United recognizes, honors, and thanks grandfamilies. Want to talk to an expert on grandfamilies? Contact us

Intergenerational Programs: You are doing something grand every time you bring younger and older people together. We’re asking you to plan and coordinate grand intergenerational activism projects.

Together, adults and youth can reach out to decision makers and begin one of the most important dialogues in our history: discussing how, as a country, we can address the many challenges facing future generations—from literacy to health and wellness to financial stability.