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How Well Do You Know Your Grandparents?

November 26th, 2016

Grandparents And Grandchildren Eating Meal Together In Kitchen

The holidays are the perfect time to spark up interesting conversations with your loved ones - especially the elderly. Asking your aging loved ones questions about their life can be a wonderful and enlightening experience. Take a trip down memory lane and explore the various facts that you may not know about them. You might learn an interesting thing or two and they will feel like their life and stories are valued.

So how many can you answer?? 

  1. Tell me your full name and when and where you were born.

  2. Do you know why you were given that name?

  3. Tell me about your parents and grandparents.

  4. What about your brothers and sisters?

  5. What happened to them?

  6. What was your home like growing up?

  7. Did you have a nickname growing up?

  8. Tell me about your friends.

  9. What was the first trip you took?

  10. What was your first car?

  11. What was your favorite subject in school/high school/college?

  12. Were you ever in the service?

  13. What did you do in the service?

  14. What was your first job?

  15. What was your favorite job?

  16. When you were my age, what were you doing?

  17. What’s your earliest memory?

  18. What kind of music did you like?

  19. How did you and your spouse meet?

  20. How did you know you were in love?

  21. What was your first date?

  22. What did you find challenging during the first years of your marriage?

  23. What was your secret for staying together?

  24. What were your children like when they were little? When they were my age?

  25. What were holidays like when you were young?

  26. What were holidays like when your children were young?

  27. What were some of your hobbies growing up?

  28. What do you enjoy now?

  29. What are your hopes for your family?

  30. What is the most important thing you’ve learned during your life?

Topics: Senior Care