Vail Daily column: Senior mentoring can help our youth

By Melanie Wong

Here is something to think about. Our community’s seniors and Baby Boomers may very well be able to aid our community’s young more than the young have the ability of aiding the old.Eagle County has a tremendous amount of elders that have the opportunity to give purpose, meaning and hope, and inspire our youth. Our community’s elders are a valuable resource that can educate our youth, teach social issues and etiquettes, and help troubled teens put their lives in order. Research and a number of community-based organizations across the country have shown great successes when older adults offer their time …

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