Lessons for living: The Legacy Project collects and disseminates elder wisdom

Pillemer, Karl
September 2011
Journal on Active Aging;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p38
Academic Journal
The article reports on the Legacy Project spearheaded by professor Karl Pillemer of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. The project aims to gather the life lessons learned by the elderly and make it accessible to people of all ages, especially the younger generations by asking more than 1,200 aged 65 and above to reflect on the question on the most important lessons they have learned over the course of their lives that they would pass on to younger generations.


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