CREATE A CULTURE OF TEACHING AND LEARNING IN THE FAMILY

Grandparenting can be one of the most fulfilling experiences of YOUR life. And you can provide your grandkids with one of the most important experiences of THEIR lives.

Where Two Worlds Meet: A Guide to Connecting with Your Teenage Grandchildren

Your Teenage Grandchildren Need You

Embark on a journey of connection and understanding with Where Two Worlds Meet: A Guide to Connecting with Your Teenage Grandchildren, a guide crafted specifically for those seeking to strengthen bonds with their teenage grandchildren. Delve into the complexities of adolescent life while rediscovering the invaluable role you play as a grandparent.

As the conduit between the generations, parents of teens will love this book too!

Don’t waste another minute! Learn more here.

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Prompt a Memory Story Cards

Available now as a printable digital download on GrandparentsAcademy.com.

This unique card game is a hit for family and friends seeking to connect and share each other’s treasured life stories and memories. Whether it’s a grandparent and grandchild sitting at the dinner  table, or a group of older adult community residents enjoying an activity together, these cards bring out the best of all ages and stages.

Sharing life stories can be fun and easy with the Prompt a Memory Story Cards

GRANDPARENT-GRANDCHILD CONNECTION SCHOOL PROGRAM CURRICULUM

Grandparents are one of the biggest untapped resources to support student success in schools. Take a look at this four-part curriculum, including step-by-step details on hosting four workshops at your school: How to Enter Your Grandchild’s World at School, Intergenerational Sharing Fun, Storytelling, and Creating a Culture of Sharing in the Family.

About Jerry Witkovsky
Lifelong Chicagoan Jerry Witkovsky (MSW, University of Illinois) has been a beloved mentor to thousands of individuals and generations of families, thanks to 47 years of professional leadership – 18 of them, as General Director – of Chicago’s Jewish Community Centers.

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Chicago Authors Jerry Witkovsky and Deanna Shoss Honored with the 2023 Best Indie Book Award for Grandparenting/Family Relationships

CHICAGO, December 10, 2023 –Chicago authors Jerry Witkovsky and Deanna Shoss have been named recipients of a prestigious 2023 Best Indie Book Award (BIBA) for Nonfiction/Grandparenting and Family Relationships, for their outstanding book, “Where Two Worlds Meet: A Guide to Connecting with Your Teenage Grandchildren.” The BIBA Awards celebrate the best in independent publishing, recognizing…

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Create Together to Be Great Together

“Create Together to Be Great Together” is a livestream event with guest Grandparent-Grandchild Creators, showcasing the benefits of intergenerational connection and co-creation. Presented by Grandparents Unleashed in partnership with GrandparentsAcademy.com, the show broadcasts live on Thursday, September 7, 2023 from 7:30 to 8:30 ET, as a kick-off to National Grandparents Day (on September 10) and…

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Grandparents Taking Action for Smart Gun Laws

By Jerry Witkovsky and Deanna Shoss* Trigger warning. We are going to talk about gun violence and mass shootings and how helpless we feel as grandparents to protect our grandchildren and keep them safe. There are mass shootings, one-on-one argument shootings, and accidental shootings by poorly stored guns at home, among others. According to the…

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