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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 »
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.
It’s Never Too Late – Vera’s Outlook on Life
by Karl on 29th September 2013
We are delighted to publish a post from our summer intern, Cornell University student Austin Lee. Austin learned valuable lessons Read full article »
Jack’s Lesson for Living: Guest Blog from Summer Intern!
by Karl on 22nd September 2013
Thanks to our summer intern, Laura Museau, for learning Jack's lesson for a happy old age, and sharing it in Read full article »
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