FOSTER HOPE IN OLDER ADULTS AND YOURSELF
AND BOOST HEALTHY BEHAVIOR & OPTIMISM
Research has proven that people with a hopeful outlook tend to be more likely to practice healthy lifestyle behaviors, and to feel optimistic about the future. Fortunately, you can help the older adults you serve boost their “hope factor” with simple, research-based strategies. Here are 10 tips you can put to use today to foster hope in yourself and others.
In this fact sheet, you’ll learn:
- easy, practical steps you can take that have proven to increase a feeling of hopefulness
- stages to setting and meeting goals—a strategy for building hope
From this research brief:
Learn new skills such as playing a musical instrument or try out a new restaurant every month.