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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. Thus members of Scouting Associations, Youth Volunteers, Rural Youth and similar organisations can be members of both. 
T-Teams research the mentoring needs of seniors and their organisations then seek ways to meet those needs.

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. Thus members of Scouting Associations, Youth Volunteers, Rural Youth and similar organisations can be members of both. T-Teams research the mentoring needs of seniors and their organisations then seek ways to meet those needs.

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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 elders.

While technology might form the vanguard there are possibilities for sharing across a range of disciplines and skills.
Although the intention would be for youth to share with seniors it would be expected that a healthy, mutual exchange between the two groups would naturally develop.

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 elders. While technology might form the vanguard there are possibilities for sharing across a range of disciplines and skills. Although the intention would be for youth to share with seniors it would be expected that a healthy, mutual exchange between the two groups would naturally develop.

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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, through life-long learning and intergenerational schools.
The focus of this challenge is quite specific about the principal direction of the mentoring (other challenges have focused on the reverse). Let's recognise the initiatives already in place to generate interest and stimulate other, broader efforts.

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, through life-long learning and intergenerational schools. The focus of this challenge is quite specific about the principal direction of the mentoring (other challenges have focused on the reverse). Let's recognise the initiatives already in place to generate interest and stimulate other, broader efforts.

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I agree with your last statement bobby - as a 66 year old who is quite comfortable with most technology (except virtual reality, which I consider largely uninteresting compared to the real world) and who has grown up with it over 50+ years I think it may be beyond my lifetime before 'we' see anything approaching self-driving cars for general consumer use. The 'idea' is probably appealing to those who have little understanding of current technology - certainly it would be nice (for some) to not have to provide any effort in driving rather like the transition (again for some) from manual to automatic transmission but on steroids. (I still actually enjoy 'driving' my manual vehicle).
However i guess we should 'watch this space'!

Somehow the image seems very apposite!

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Paul commented on Compound that!

Very important principle!
Need to couple it with a projected future cost of living (current plus inflation) Then determine approximately how much capital needs to be accrued to live off the interest and work back from there to determine investment required.