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Giving to the Next Generation

Giving to the Next Generation sharing from   From self-expression to self-direction, there are countless ways for older adults to stay engaged and give back to others at the same time. Some of the most rewarding ways to express yourself and contribute to your community involve passing on experiences, wisdom, and skills to the generations that follow.   Everyone has something to share, and these ideas can help get you started.   Mentor. Use professional or personal experiences to guide a child, young adult, or even a peer. Example: Visit Senior Corps at to learn about becoming a foster grandparent.   Volunteer. Put skills to use while giving back to your community. Example: Sign up to collect food/clothing donations, serve meals at a local soup kitchen, or help older friends with daily tasks at home such as paying bills.   Teach. Impart expertise via formal or informal education and tutoring opportunities. Example