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Marea, thank you for commenting on my idea about robots and care. I think you have a very good idea here, as well.  Millennials are particularly interested in giving back to the world they live in, and participating in productive ways. Your idea is an excellent match with this desire and gives them a clear avenue by which they could become involved. And, in addition to the practical nature of providing valuable employment opportunities to a motivated, under-utilized group, the idea also provides something very precious for the end-of-life experience - contact with a younger person. It's possible such contact could have many benefits for both the millennial palliative assistant as well as the individual receiving care. There is wisdom to be shared between the two, from both, and that could become a way to have a richer understanding of one's own experience, as well as the other person's.  I'll just say it - youthful energy is wonderful to be around. The millennial palliative assistant brings this with them  as well. As assistants, in addition to learning the very important elements of physical care, one part of the training might be focused on the humanity and emotional factors that are involved. In the bigger picture, such involvement could lead to a greater longterm empathy for others among the assistant trainees in this program, and the world can always use more of that. I appreciate your thinking very much, and hope this idea continues to develop.  Melinda