In the UK, retirees are paid to share their skills in group activities

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We've already seen the UK's grandmothers tutoring Indian children and delivering recession-busting advice, so it should come as no surprise to see another service that aims to tap the expertise of society's senior citizens. Sure enough, The Amazings is a new social enterprise in London that's designed to “help people who are about to retire or have retired create amazing experiences with the skills, knowledge and passion they’ve picked up throughout their life”. Through the site, retirees can sign up to share their skills and experiences with others by way of group classes and activities, with current offerings including “Street…

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