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Share your Passion

Create an environment to share and to capture passion and tradition. Write a cookbook with your grandma, work on a DIY video for building monkey bars with your grandpa and many more.

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Doing something you love, builds bridges between generations. Working together on something is inspiring. 


Last fall I worked with my grandma on a cookbook containing her best recipes. She wrote done the text and I took pictures, typed the text on the computer and brought it all together for the whole family. We all liked to share our passion for self-made dishes and cooking. 


I'd like the idea to encourage more people to share their passion and skills generation-spanning and to pass the knowledge on to the next generation.


An on-line and off-line platforms to inspire and to encourage others to do the same thing and to share the results can be beneficial for all generations.


Everyone who likes the idea is encouraged and very welcome to work together on this concept.

How might your idea scale and spread to reach as many people as possible?

An on-line platform will reach a lot of people. Off-line groups in local communities spread the idea and fill it with life.

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The project with my grandma showed me how valuable the work was for her as well as for me. When we saw the result, we were really proud. Our whole family loved the cookbook - as everyone got a copy. So the recipes are carried on to the next generation and my grandma already thinks about Volume 2.

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Hi Sabine, I like your idea and I see similarities to these two ideas http://www.openideo.com/open/mayo-clinic/ideas/grentparents....../#c-9f7ea890032d29f3ce93aafbbe15d092 and http://www.openideo.com/open/mayo-clinic/ideas/a-social-network-for-different-generations-to-trade-experience-expertise-mobility-the-exchange/ with the difference, that your idea builds more on inner-family interactions (is that correct?) - which I find much more natural. The platform's goal of those two ideas is to connect people. What could the goal of your platform be? How could the platform attract users, keep them coming back and generate an income to cover the costs?
Looking forward to hearing your thoughts!

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Hi Jan, thank you for your comment and for posting the two ideas.

While working on the cookbook with my grandma we had a really good experience together - off-line and by phone. Afterwards I shared the book - on-line with my cousins. My grandma got a hard-copy since she does not have a computer.
So I would like to have a platform to share results - with other family members but also with people who are doing similar projects.

What are your thoughts on that? Looking forward to build on it with you. I added you to my virtual team as well.

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I like it. What do you think about evaluating the assumptions the model is built on? Hence, talking with elderly and their grandchildren if and how they would use in such a site.

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I think we can further build on the knowledge tree, which takes the idea even further and is in refinement now http://www.openideo.com/open/mayo-clinic/ideas/adopt-a-grandparent/#c-ffe88925cfa69dcba8e4a065305708a1

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