elder
v. To share wisdom and knowledge with people who are younger than oneself.

Example Citation:
Thus, we affirm the success of eldering or "saging," not aging. Although we admire and love our young, significant wisdom lies with our elders. Those who can recognize this wisdom and incorporate it in their lives, can feel proud of themselves and enjoy life to its fullest.
—Rabbi Chaim Richter, "'Eldering' provides positive connotation," Sun-Sentinel, April 7, 1995

Earliest Citation:
Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi [has] been giving what he calls "spiritual eldering" sessions once a month since the beginning of the year.

Schachter-Shalomi bases his concept partially on an ancient Jewish tradition in which elders made decisions and helped resolve conflicts. He says seniors of all religions should be treated like elders of a church.
—Adelle M. Banks, "Looking forward to aging," Orlando Sentinel Tribune, April 27, 1991

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