Parent Organization: Community Service

Our Purpose: To encourage the development of meaningful relationships between the students of Purdue University and the residents of retirement communities (i.e. Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Nursing Homes, etc.)  in the West Lafayette and/or Lafayette community.


We partner students with elderly individuals in the community for them to have regular visits with the elderly individuals.  We also host socials where the whole Adopt-A-Grandparent club has the opportunity to visit as a group to assisted living homes. Other activities include assisting our "Grandparents" with everyday household chores, visiting them, or just calling to talk and check up on them.


We have socials at different retirement villages during the course of the semester to meet some grandparents and then pair up our members with a grandparent for them to go and visit. We have Euchre Night every Friday @ 7pm at Westminster Village and have around two socials a month planned for Fall 2015. Also, our club has a monthly meeting the first Wednesday of every month at 6pm in Beering B242!


We also offer opportunities for our members to participate in a volunteer organization called Caregiver Companion which pairs up volunteers with individuals in the community who might need some extra help.


Our dues are $8 per semester and $14 per year. 



Check us out on facebook!

We will have upcoming events posted here.


We hope you consider Adopt-A-Grandparent as a club with which to participate!


Advisors must be either full-time faculty or administrative/professional staff at Purdue University or otherwise approved by the Student Activities and Organizations Office. Individuals classified as graduate student staff are not eligible to be advisors to student organizations.

NOTE:  All Advisors must read and sign the Advisor Agreement Form.  At the end of this registration, you will be required to upload the signed Advisor Agreement Form.

Primary Advisor Name (Purdue University Directory)

Catherine M. Heinz

Primary Advisors campus email address: (Purdue University Directory)


Secondary Advisor Name (Purdue University Directory)

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Secondary Advisor Email Address (Purdue University Directory)

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On Campus