This holiday, do you have plans to talk to and learn from the senior members of your firm, your network of friends, your family? If not, you may want to make some plan revisions. The possible benefits of doing so are discussed in this news release from Cornell via newswise.com (be sure to click on the links).
This holiday season, the most valuable gift you can unwrap isn’t under a tree – he or she is sitting next to you, eager to talk, and with a lot to say.
Renowned gerontologist Karl Pillemer, who holds professorships at both Cornell University’s College of Human Ecology in Ithaca and the university’s Weill Cornell Medical College in Manhattan, has spent years listening to the hard-earned life lessons won by our oldest generations. His Legacy Project (http://legacyproject.human.cornell.edu) has systematically studied the wisdom of more than 1,500 seniors – men and women who endured Depression, Holocaust and World War, as well as the