By On December 13th, 2012

Study Finds Keys To Successful Aging

A recent study, called The Successful Aging Evaluation (SAGE), found that the key to being content at an older age does not hinge on physical health.

Older adults were given higher ratings of successful aging if they had higher education, better cognitive function, better physical and mental health, less depression and greater optimism and resilience.

Individuals with poor physical health or experiencing cognitive decline could still score highly, however, with good resiliency and no depression. So, the study might suggest that treating the mind as we get older can have more impact on a person’s well-being than treating the body.

You can find out from Drishya Nair’s article at Counsel & Heal.

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