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This idea is about a networking platform where people can get anything they need in exchange for something else from other person. We all have many things at home that we don´t use everyday. With the “Local Barter Market” we have the chance to lend p
The T-Team is an online and real world youth organisation or platform that promotes and facilitates youth as mentors.
It doesn't replace existing youth organisations but partners with them and with seniors' organisations for its principle purpose.
Build and run a national level competition, allowing students to participate from various regions in America, showcasing their project along with their mentees. Projects are built by a team of students and their mentees. Types of projects can be base
The community, particularly the Young-Adults, have to realize the moral binding of Caring for the Aged and create space to the Older-Adults to start second inning of their life. The Awareness Generation & Capacity Building Programs under Older-adults
The Platform of OpenIDEO will be the best media not only to gather real problems, effective solutions & factual insights from the Youth & Older-Adults, for planning better for the Older-Adults, and for inspiring young people to support & mentor older
Youngsters have busy lives. So rather than asking them to invest time on elders and mentoring, let’s hook into something they are already doing instead. If we can get youngsters to log their upcoming events, elders can request to join or benefit from
Being 27, there are so many roads in front of me that I can take and each of them have their own positives and negatives. I choose one, there is a roadblock and I get demotivated to continue and dwindle. However, we have these veterans and experts wh
Say no to excuses like that is time-consuming, requiring traveling or costing money. Just bright up the day of an elder by having a cup of coffee with them, over Skype or FaceTime that is. A great opportunity to ask them anything you might want to kn
Always wanted to do something you have never done before? Or just want to do a past experience again? For instance, one more or for the first time watch your national soccer team play a match in a football stadium. Or watching the sun set at the beac
Empower youth from the Deaf community to approach elders with hearing loss.
Through games and interactive designs, the elder can learn sign language, play and share a good time with a young person.
This is an opportunity to acknowledge the power
The People Library is a database of people organized by their individual knowledge and skills. It is accessible by other members of The People Library to learn, share, and create through new connections.
Utilizing a network of physical spaces like l
The idea is to get the youth excited about mentoring by integrating technology into the mentorship process. The youth will create/develop/direct their own videos teaching seniors how to use various tech devices. (iPhones, iPads, etc.)
We set up an i
The connected world moves fast, new problems arise in our communities, politics, environment and in other areas of our life daily. Along with these problems come an array of solutions for each, often these solutions are captured or recorded and then
Creating a network of partnerships between seniors' organisations like U3A, AARP etc. and schools, colleges and universities , would bring these two groups together and enable youth to share their existing and developing expertise and knowledge with
Kind of a similar plan like Social Security, that puts away part of your "earnings" from the work you have done, so that later in life you can utilize what you already worked for. Imagine "credits" for the hours you have mentored are electronically
Seems that the education system has monopolized the time and focus of today's youth, with increasing demands to meet graduation requirements. Elective credits are required for high school graduation and needed in some jr. college credits toward unive
We have festivals for all sorts of things these days - wine, beer, writing, dangerous ideas just to name a few, so why not a Festival ot Youth as Mentors.
There are already some examples of youth mentoring seniors, particularly in technology, throug
For nearly seven years, I have mentored a young man (now 18) through Rappahannock Big Brothers Big Sisters. We have learned a lot from each other. The assumption was that I would mentor him but, through the years, he has taught me many things. All I