Grandparents fulfill important roles in many families. This video shares a few examples of this, with people relating wisdom or humor that they learned from their grandparents — and some of them are pretty surprising! No matter what function a grandparent has in the family structure, be it caretaker or dispenser of gifts or wisdom, they definitely make an impact.
This impact can be sustained under any circumstances, including serious illness. The love between documentarian Sam Maller’s grandparents has endured despite his grandmother’s experience with Alzheimer’s.