“The older generation has a lot of experience, but we have ideas, we have energy, and we have solutions,” Natasha Wang Mwansa, young Zambian women’s rights activist
There is a natural synergy between Silvers and Millennials comparable to that between grandparents and grandchildren. Our bi-focal approach encompasses the needs of both age cohorts. It focuses on what each can contribute to the other – and what they can achieve together by changing mindsets, attitudes and behaviours.
The younger cohort brings energy, familiarity with devices, data and information and lots of challenging questions; the older cohort brings mature knowledge and occasionally wisdom, including an understanding of the importance of personal values and passions, goal-setting, time managements, plus the importance of soft skills in a collaborative and creative work environment. See Co=Gen Modules and Resources
Co=Gen: Bridging Generations
“…the elderly are a huge resource. They are our… memory sticks. They know and represent tradition and experience and skills which young people do not have…” Prof. Yoram Bara