May 27, 2022

A study of 2,000 adults found that in the 1970s, those who bought clothes, went out to eat or drank at a bar were the most neglected.

And 68% think they are losing valuable unused knowledge, 52% think the younger generation is not interested in hearing what they have to say.

While 86% fear that if their wisdom is not carried forward, some handicrafts may disappear completely.

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However, 87% of young people want to learn from older generations.

Don Roberts, Clinical Director of Specsavers Home Visits, who started the research on the occasion of its launch. Center of Expertise In conjunction with u3a (University of Third Age), he said: Provided.

“It shows how changes in society can make people feel what they see and hear, and raise the question of what they can offer to other generations.”

“Thankfully, the younger generation has a strong desire to learn from the older generation, so it’s just a matter of finding a way to do it.”

Feeling we have ‘Run out of gas’ emotionally

More than 60s of the younger generation feel isolated due to different perceptions of etiquette and lack of understanding of their own experience, with almost half feeling ‘out of touch’ with their young counterparts.

Social media, music and the value of words were also among the things that weren’t in touch most in the 60’s.

One in six adults over the age of 60 also claimed that he had not spoken to anyone younger than him in more than a year.

However, young people feel that when it comes to money, history and cooking, their old relatives and friends can teach them.

Others would welcome the opportunity to learn about general home care and how to behave in certain social situations.

And people in their sixties will want their young counterparts to help them understand technology, culture and social media.

The knowledge that awaits you.

It also found that one-third of young adults had had in-depth conversations with a relative over the age of 65 in the past week – although 76% believed that their older relative was someone in the community. Not visible to the extent.

According to OnePool data, about half will start talking to older people to prevent them from feeling hidden, while 46% will always try to say hello when passing by.

Although six out of 10 fear they will one day feel like they will grow up when they are not visible in society.

Dawn added: “There is a lot of knowledge and wisdom waiting to be used in the over 60 age group.

“And after research, this is something we want to help develop, which is why we’ve created Specsavers Skills Center where this kind of knowledge can benefit people of any age.” Can be shared.

u3a CEO Sam Mager said: “Our members know that age is nothing more than a number, and like to share and learn their skills with each other.

“We’re excited to be working with Spec Saver Home Visits to help them share their talents with the world.”

Top 10 Topics Young People Want To Learn From Adults Over 60

1. History

2. Cooking

3. Childbirth

4. Money

5. Culture

6. Health

7. Love

8. Marriage

9. Philosophy

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