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Gather Insights through Interviewing

Let's use our Interview Toolkit to learn directly from people in our community.

We know that age is just a number, so let’s put a face to challenge and get past thinking about "young people" and “older adults” as homogenous groups. 

Who are the young people and older adults in your life? What do they care about? What needs, goals, and wants do they have? Understanding the nuances within younger and older generations will allow us to identify overlaps where it makes sense for young people to meaningfully contribute their capabilities and perspective through mentorship, coaching or other forms of exchange. Similarly, what experts might we tap into to fast-forward our learning? Check out our Interview Toolkit to get started. 

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To learn more about some of the challenges facing older adults, I spoke with a gerontologist professor who teaches classes on aging and researches ways to better support people as they age.

To learn more about some of the challenges facing older adults, I spoke with a gerontologist professor who teaches classes on aging and researches ways to better support people as they age.

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Recently walking down our neighbourhood street we had a casual encounter with one of our neighbours. They were complaining about the cost of hiring a gardner who didn't even understand how to best care for their garden. But they had gotten to the poi

Recently walking down our neighbourhood street we had a casual encounter with one of our neighbours. They were complaining about the cost of hiring a gardner who didn't even understand how to best care for their garden. But they had gotten to the poi

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Competitive admissions standards for college have created a key motivator behind youth community involvement.  That's not as cynical as it sounds!  This insight took me to the results of a survey conducted by DoSomthing and FastWeb (https://www.dosom

Competitive admissions standards for college have created a key motivator behind youth community involvement. That's not as cynical as it sounds! This insight took me to the results of a survey conducted by DoSomthing and FastWeb (https://www.dosom

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Men and women over 90 years old are the fastest-growing demographic in the United States.

New research has shown that certain lifestyle choices can make a huge difference in our ability to reach those "oldest old" years, and be healthy enough to e

Men and women over 90 years old are the fastest-growing demographic in the United States. New research has shown that certain lifestyle choices can make a huge difference in our ability to reach those "oldest old" years, and be healthy enough to e

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Before we inspire and engage young people to support older adults through mentorship, we must be aware of the support deserved by the Older-Adults and the program of the mentorship to be adopted by the young people. A few of the Older-Adults of m

Before we inspire and engage young people to support older adults through mentorship, we must be aware of the support deserved by the Older-Adults and the program of the mentorship to be adopted by the young people. A few of the Older-Adults of m

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Finding out Solutions for the problems being faced by the Older People. We could motivate, inspire and engage young people to mentor & support older adults for Older-Adults Longevity by taking up "Older-adults Longevity Drive [OLD]”. There i

Finding out Solutions for the problems being faced by the Older People. We could motivate, inspire and engage young people to mentor & support older adults for Older-Adults Longevity by taking up "Older-adults Longevity Drive [OLD]”. There i

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