14 Aug Good News for Elderly: Happiness Keeps Growing
THURSDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) — The longer you live, the happier you’re likely to be, a growing body of research shows.
Researchers who spoke at the recently concluded annual convention of the American Psychological Association in Toronto said that mental health generally improves with age. Given that the world population of people over 65 is expected to nearly triple by 2050, according to U.S. officials, this should come as good news.
Older adults exert greater emotional control, said Charles. Studies show they learn to avoid or limit stressful situations and are less likely than younger adults to let negative comments or criticism bother them.
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