Recent Site Articles
Giving Thanks: The Core of Elder Wisdom
by Admin on 28th November 2013
Jane, age 90, offers her thoughts on gratitude for life's blessings (despite its challenges). Great reading for your Thanksgiving!
Let’s Make Thanksgiving Elder Wisdom Day!
by Karl on 17th November 2013
I'm proposing a new holiday. Or rather, a new use for an old holiday. I believe that we should make Read full article »
30 Lessons for Living: Readers React
by Karl on 4th November 2013
When writing a book, every author has two fears, and I'm not sure which one is worse: That no one Read full article »
Need Motivation?: Four Elders on Living Life to the Fullest
by Admin on 27th October 2013
Sometimes the elders spoke with nearly one voice. So it was with their advice to take advantage of every day given to you. They didn’t feel the need to elaborate too much on this point; their message is more along the lines of “just do it!”
Beautiful Marriage Advice from a Wise Elder
by Karl on 23rd October 2013
Corrine, age 72, has been married for 46 years. Marriage has not always been easy for her, and in one Read full article »
Worried about Death? Take a Look at This
by Karl on 16th October 2013
My new article on the Huffington Post just came out. In it, I discuss the surprising lack of anxiety the Read full article »
Sensible Lessons about Money
by Admin on 16th October 2013
Sometimes I find myself thinking: Whatever happened to good sense? When it comes to money, the elders offer advice that is, well, sensible. They came from a generation of savers, re-users, and careful consumers. Here's 91-year old Betty's advice for financial well-being.
If You Hate Your Job: Get Out
by Admin on 7th October 2013
Miriam, 72, knows first-hand the difficulties of finding meaningful work while being under financial pressure to support a family. Her lesson is to find work you love, no matter what.
- Giving Thanks: The Core of Elder Wisdom