Celebrate ‘National Grandparents Month’ In September
September is National Grandparents Month, and if you still have your grandparents or are grandparents, you know how important they our in our families.
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Here are some interesting grandparents' facts according to grandparents.com:
"Fact: Today, there are 70 million grandparents in the nation.
Grandparents represent one-third of the population with 1.7 million new grandparents added to the ranks every year.
Grandparents lead 37% of all U.S. households in this country — that's 44 million households nationwide.
Fact: Grandparents love being grandparents.
72% think being a grandparent is the single most important and satisfying thing in their life.
90% enjoy talking about their grandkids to just about everyone
Fact: they are younger than ever before.
43% became grandparents in their fifties, 37% in their forties, with the average age of grandparents in this country at 48."