Benefits of Mentoring

A mentor is a caring, adult friend who devotes time to a young person. Although mentors can fill any number of different roles, all mentors have the same goal in common: to help young people achieve their potential and discover their strengths. Mentors should...

The roles of older men in community

Just being there is a start! It’s now well documented that older men are a high risk group for loneliness, depression and related issues: this is especially ironic since there are so many ways that older men can help those around them, and it’s also well documented...

Exploring Elderhood: Creating the map

The idea of elderhood may sound good, but where do we find the role models, the route to this destination?  These days, we need to create our own map.  The place of elders in tribal society offers some useful ideas: but our own times are so different that we can’t...