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Miss your grandma? A new service lets you rent one.


Based the LA area but now a national franchise, Rent-a-Grandma provides carefully screened women age 50 or older for child care, cooking, housekeeping, pet sitting and other roles.


The advantage that older women bring is their extensive age/life experience, founder and CEO Todd Bliss told BusinessNewsdaily.

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Asked by tasches at 6:54 PM on Jun. 10, 2011 in Money & Work

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  • :( If my grandma were to die. I don't think I could even do such a thing. No one can replace her, she is a very speical woman.

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 6:56 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • Holy hell, I wonder if they will take my MIL - I'll pay the $1000!

    Answer by scout_mom at 9:10 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • creepy

    Answer by pookiekins34 at 6:58 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • That's a need idea, but wow on the cost.
    I would suggest, going to a senior center and visiting them on a regular basis. Many seniors could be very lonely and really value seeing young children around.

    Answer by Candi1024 at 7:30 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • Yeah.......ummmm....I can pull one of my mothy jackets out of the closet and a piece of hard candy and KA-BAM...grandma city!

    Answer by MissyNewMama at 6:56 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • I'd sign up in a flash if it wasn't so expensive. The grandmas pay a $1000 fee for the basic memebership

    Answer by whitepeppers at 7:09 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • wow!

    Answer by canelamami at 7:51 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • I think you might wanna change that info just a bit...seniors looking to help out and babysit and all that good stuff, but i get the just of what your shooting towards.

    Answer by MissyNewMama at 6:57 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • That's terrible! Who would want to 'rent' a grandmother? Especially if their own grandma died! Wow!

    Answer by lovingmy4babies at 9:24 PM on Jun. 10, 2011