Posts Tagged: grandparents

Grandma, Grandpa, Holidays Coming

OLDER ADULTS, COMPUTERS AND GRANDCHILDREN by Greatgrandpa Mike Moldeven Don’t let the keyboard intimidate you. Here are models that you can adjust to suit your situation. ‘Grandma and Grandpa have moved to a house that is far from where you live. We will still see you as often as we can, but sometimes the wait… Read more »

Notice: Suicide Prevention

TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2011 EXCERPTS FROM THE ‘SPRC’ WEEKLY SPARK 7,28,11 I’ve posted the July 28, 2011 issue of the Suicide Prevention Resource Center’s Weekly SPARK newsletter to my BLOG ‘Suicide Prevention is Everybody’s Business’ located at: http://suicideprev.blogspot.com/ The Weekly Spark website occasionally includes their recommendation to “send a copy to a friend.” Please do… Read more »

YOUTH SUICIDAL BEHAVIOR FACT SHEET

Youth Suicidal Behavior — Fact Sheet – Prevention of Youth Suicides and Suicidal Behavior SOURCE: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF SUICIDOLOGY http://www.suicidology.org/c/document_library/get_file?folderId=232&name=DLFE-335.pdf Youth suicidal behavior is a significant national problem. The extent of suicidal behavior — including thoughts of and plans for suicide, nonfatal suicide attempts, and suicide deaths — is shown below. Yet, as with so… Read more »

children and a teacher’s, ‘quote’

A quote from my blog at: http://children-in-virtual-classroom.blogspot.com/ “I am a teacher in a [community] (land of many lost families) who is very desirous of establishing an intergenerational link for my class. I think a large part of the problem our children and our society face is a sense of ‘rootlessness’. … I plan to devote… Read more »

How my Grandpa Stories Began

Meyer Moldeven (Greatgrandpa Mike) Here’s a true ‘grandpa’ anecdote that I wrote for my peers and added to my self-published collection several decades ago. It was well-received at the time and might still be considered appropriate among the elders that ‘are’ and ‘to be.’ During an exchange of reminiscences at a senior citizens group a… Read more »

Great-grandpa stories, stuff and such for all ages

I posted the last update to my ‘grandpa’ — now ‘great-grandpa’– stories in July, 2009. The first, an all-thumbs illustrated paper edition, was in 1987, the second in 1992, also paper, unillustrated, followed by the Gutenberg Archive Edition in 2000 at http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/2737 and now the last, ‘Grandma! Grandpa! You’re Too Far Away!’ a copy freely… Read more »