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Sunday, June 24, 2012

BBC News - What can the old and young learn from a life swap?

Age is said to come with wisdom, but do the young still expect to learn from the old and can they teach their elders anything?

At 73, Betty Dunbar admitted it was years since she had sat down to talk with a teenager. And her opinion of them was not good.

"The youths that I've come across are obnoxious," she says. "Respect? I don't think there is any."
Living in a retirement village in Surrey, she is one of four million pensioners in the UK who live isolated from younger people. 

So when four young people spent three weeks with Betty and her neighbours, both young and old found they still had some life lessons to learn.

Read here this interesting article :
BBC News - What can the old and young learn from a life swap?

Lets give them Dignity , Security , Love , Care & Smile.

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