In this fast moving world, some of the most profound guidance comes from those who have lived the longest. The UN’s International Day of Older Persons falls on October 1. To commemorate the day, we asked you for the best piece of advice an older person has given you.
Women aged over 60 also told us what advice they'd give to their younger selves.
Continue the conversation! Share your wise words on Twitter using the hashtag #advicefromelders.