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Long-lived advice

Tomorrow (Feb. 22) at noon, the Washington Post will conduct a live Q&A with Cornell gerontologist Karl Pillemer. Pillemer interviewed more than 1,ooo Americans age 65 and older for his book “30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice from the Wisest Americans” and runs the Legacy Project blog, which features video interviews with America’s elders. Submit […]

Listen to your elders

Human development professor Karl Pillemer’s interviews with seniors on living well, known as The Legacy Project and distilled in his book, “30 Lessons for Living,” have struck a chord with readers. The book sits atop Amazon’s motivational self-help list and has been featured in the New York Times, PBS NewsHour and other major media outlets. […]

On happiness

The Legacy Project, which collects practical wisdom for living from the oldest Americans, has launched a YouTube channel of interviews. Professor Karl Pillemer directs the Legacy Project and is author of the new book, “30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice From the Wisest Americans.”