Kisa Family

Grandparenthood | Seniors


Spiritual, Social and Health guidance and events for the jewels of the community


وَبِالْوَالِدَيْنِ إِحْسَانًا ۚ إِمَّا يَبْلُغَنَّ عِندَكَ الْكِبَرَ أَحَدُهُمَا أَوْ كِلَاهُمَا فَلَا تَقُل لَّهُمَا أُفٍّ وَلَا تَنْهَرْهُمَا وَقُل لَّهُمَا قَوْلًا كَرِيمًا

“and treat parents with the best of kindness. Should one of them, or both of them, attain old age in your lifetime, do not say “Ugh!” to them (as an indication of complaint or impatience), nor push them away, and always address them in gracious words.” (17:23)


Grandparent’s Day is 10th Rabī al-Awwal! Imām Jaʿfar aṣ-Ṣādiq (ʿa) said: Exalt the elders from amongst you and maintain relations between you kin. (Mizān al-Ḥikmah, Ḥadīth #2853)

Download and Print Cards for grandparents your children can color and give and Interview questions for kids to ask their grandparents! 

Yoga with a Chair with Syed Mustafa Moosavi is a 4 part class especially designed for seniors! 

Yoga offers many health benefits such as: strengthening the immune system, improved muscle tone, better breathing habits, stress reduction, better sleep, and an improved sense of well-being

A nutrition guide for seniors who are fasting features health tips, meal plans, recipes and answers to common questions regarding health and fasting.

Kisa Family

Fasting from food and drink is just one way of fasting. People may not be able to fast from food or drink because of health conditions, but can still make the most of this month. Kisa Family Seniors group has created a list of ways on making this month special. Please take a look and share with your loved ones. May Allah accept all your efforts this month

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Upcoming Research Project

Kisa Family is conducting research in collaboration with scholars to answer frequently asked questions in our community. These questions come from you! So, send in any questions on which you need clarity!

  • What is my role as a grandparent?
  • What are some ways I can bond with my grandchild?
  • How can I connect with my grandchildren if they live far away?
  • What are the right ways for me to pray if I can no longer sit on the ground?
  • How do I write a will?
  • How can I feel spiritually connected in the month of Ramadan if I can no longer fast?