As Latinos, we have been taught to respect our elders. We honor them, defer to them and listen while they tell old family tales. We care for them in any way possible and hold people who abuse the elderly in contempt.
Now the rest of the world has the opportunity to learn what Latinos have always known, the elderly hold much wisdom and we should take life lessons from them. The Cornell Legacy Project interviewed over a thousand senior citizens, from all walks of life, and compiled their findings in a new book, “30 Lessons for Living”. The book gives us life lessons on marriage, career and parenting, among other topics.
Read more at The Legacy Project.