13 Fun Facts About Grandparents

On the September 25th post we looked at “Ten Fun Facts about Grandparents.” Would you like some more? For October, how about an even 13 Fun Facts About Grandparents?

  1. It was estimated that by 2010, more than 50% of the grandparent population would be Baby Boomers.
  2. By 2015 it is estimated that 60% of the grandparent population will be Baby Boomers.
  3. 43% of grandparents exercise or play sports.
  4. 28% volunteer regularly.
  5. 18% dance.
  6. 71% say reading is a favorite activity.
  7. 86% read a newspaper in print or online.
  8. 75% are online and 70% use search engines.
  9. 63% shop online.
  10. 46% bank online.
  11. 30% instant message.
  12. 56% share photos online.
  13. 45% use social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

These facts are from “Surprising Facts About Grandparents” on www.Grandparents.com.


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