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  • Watch 7- to 93-year-olds share life lessons (video)

    By Dan MacLeod, Bangor Daily News “Don’t listen to other people’s advice. Nobody knows what the hell they’re doing.” That’s advice from a 93-year-old to someone two years younger. It’s part of this great video from Wiretap, a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation show that recently called it quits after...
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  • With age comes wisdom: Largest ever brain scan analysis reveals secrets of ageing

    By Stephen Chen, South China Morning Post As we age, the centre of activity in our brains shifts from the back to the front, the largest ever study of its kind has revealed, giving scientists a better understanding of the effects of ageing and opening up the potential to slow down the process. While...
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  • With Age Comes Wisdom, and Some Concerns for Candidates

    By Murali Doraiswamy, The New York Times What are the odds of a president’s cognitive abilities declining substantially while in office? The Constitution has a lower age limit of 35, but no upper age limit. Even one of the 55,000 American centenarians alive today could still legally run for president...
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  • How To Forgive: Wisdom From The Deathbed

    By Susan R. Dolan, Huffington Post By anyone's standards, Jack was a remarkable man. Not because he took an extended leave from his successful business to spend time with his dying mother. Not because he came to the nursing home every day during the last four months of her life. Not because he brought...
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  • With age, comes wisdom and increasing doubt

    By Drew Edwards, The Record While most manifestations of my tumble into middle age are entirely predictable — mysterious aches and pains, the inability to digest delicious deep-fried foods, a preponderance of nose hair — there is one that I simply did not anticipate. Doubt. From my late-teens onward...
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  • With Age Comes Not Only Wisdom, but Trust

    By Tom Jacobs, Pacific Standard A large-scale study shows faith in one’s fellow man increases as we get older. On the whole, do you trust people? Considerable research suggests fewer and fewer Americans do, and given the well-established link between trust and well-being, that’s concerning. Fortunately...
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  • Art of Aging: Elder Wisdom Circle (video)

    ABC Action News PHILADELPHIA -- Elder Wisdom Circle is a nationwide organization that connects young people with questions to seniors who try to help them solve their dilemmas. The Doylestown chapter of Elder Wisdom Circle meets twice a month to read and respond to letters from the younger generation...
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  • The (Paradoxical) Wisdom of Solomon

    By Wray Herbert, HuffPost King Solomon, the third leader of the Jewish Kingdom, is considered the paragon of wisdom and sage judgment. It's said that during his long reign, people traveled great distances to seek his counsel. Yet it's also true--and much less well known--that his personal life...
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  • Older Really Can Mean Wiser

    By BENEDICT CAREY, The New York Times March 16, 2015 Behind all those canned compliments for older adults — spry! wily! wise! — is an appreciation for something that scientists have had a hard time characterizing: mental faculties that improve with age. Knowledge is a large part of the equation, of course...
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  • Don't Underestimate the Wisdom, Judgment of Your Elders

    By Philip Chard, Journal Sentinel Age and wisdom actually do go together ... usually. Despite research supporting this assertion, most of us believe otherwise. The myth of the doddering old fogey is a pervasive, if often subconscious, bias, one that diminishes a valuable resource in our midst. Studies...
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