Grandparents Day has a special place in the hearts of residents and staff at Century Park Associates. To honor this day, we wanted to hear about the best advice our residents ever received from their grandparents. Here are their stories:
What was the best advice you ever received from your grandmother or grandfather?
My grandmother always told me to eat my spinach. She said if I did I would have muscles like Popeye.
Sandra H., The Bridge at Charleston, South Carolina
Things don’t matter. People do!
Ellie M., Cherry Creek Retirement Village in Aurora, Colorado
My grandfather told me, “Don’t start a fight, but don’t back down from one.”
Darrell F., The Bridge at Paradise Valley in Las Vegas
Haste makes waste.
Betty A., Highland Cove Retirement in Salt Lake City
Pretty is as pretty does.
Crystal N., The Bridge at Ooltewah, Tennessee
Be happy, always have good friends and be the person everyone likes.
Jean D., The Bridge at Paradise Valley in Las Vegas
Never criticize your wife’s cooking!
Leonard K., Cherry Creek Retirement Village in Aurora, Colorado
Look both ways before crossing the street, or send a chicken across first to be safe.
Pat H., The Bridge at Charleston, South Carolina
Be responsible for your life, and always do a good job.
Ty S., The Bridge at Ooltewah, Tennessee
Be kind to others.
Vicky A., The Bridge at Ooltewah, Tennessee