Douglas Gilmour | Stories from the Green Bench


94 year old Douglas Gilmour shares his advice on what the 'younger generation' should focus on now, and how overcoming challenges impacts our lives.

Elder Wisdom means being of greater age with the quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgment.

Douglas Gilmour of The Village of Riverside Glen in Guelph shares his story from the green bench as part of our #ElderWisdom 2020 series.

"Determined I was going to succeed, I was going to achieve, and I was going to overcome. And I did - and I'm still doing it." 


The Wisdom Bank is a collection of these qualities from elders here and around the world. 

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