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Royal repair kit: How does one heal a family rift?

January 10, 2023

Connecting With Older Adults Is Good For You and Them

Psychology Today
December 30, 2022

How to Actually Enjoy the Holidays

New York Times
December 23, 2022

Expert Tips for Reaching Out To Estranged Family Members

Women's World
September 25, 2022

Why Life in Your 70s May Be Your Happiest Ever

August 6, 2022


Breaking the Cycle of Unhealthy Family Relationships: Top Tools for Better Boundaries

March 27, 2023

Karl will join Nedra Glover Tawwab, LCSW, relationship expert and NYT bestselling author for this free, live on-line training. March 27th, 2023 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central. Register here.



NPR “The Connection with Marty Moss-Coane”

February 3, 2023

Karl will be a featured guest on NPR’s “The Connection with Marty Moss-Coane. Tune in on Friday, Febuary 3, 2023, from 12-1:00 PM (EST).

How Our Siblings Shape Us – WHYY

Older Persons as Active Agents in a Changing Climate

September 30, 2022

Sponsored by the United Nations for the International Day of Older Persons.
WebEx Event, United Nations, Geneva


What Elder Wisdom Can Teach Us: Insights from the Cornell Legacy Project

March 15, 2022

Karl Pillemer will be giving the 24th Distinguished Wilson Abernethy Lecture at the University of Toronto. This is a virtual event only.

How the Wisest Families Can Preserve What Matters Most

August 19, 2021

Bank of America Private Bank invites you to join us on August 19 at 2 p.m. Eastern for a discussion that explores family, legacy and happiness, and poses the question – how might our actions today impact generations to come? Our conversation will feature Dr. Karl Pillemer  – Cornell University professor, family sociologist and author.

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