Quality of life

Reflections on Aging, Irony & Wisdom
, General Aging Research, Guest Contributors, Jordan Stein, Resilience

“Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.”—Charlie Chaplin To paraphrase the wise comedian, life is ironic—a paradox that sometimes…

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150 Minutes per Week of Physical Activity Associated with Healthy Aging
, Health & Wellness

Individuals who are physically active are likely to live longer, but how does physical activity in older adulthood affect quality of life? Does physical activity…

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Neighborhood Social Cohesion & Social Capital: Implications for Older Adult Well-Being
, Health & Wellness, Neighborhood Context & Health, Uncategorized

It has been well-established that singlehood and poverty in older adulthood are associated with lower subjective well-being. However, a recent study published in the Gerontologist…

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Predicting Happiness in Our Oldest Years
, Cognitive Health

Happiness is believed to partly stem from comparison of one’s current situation relative to past achievements. Very little is known about happiness and its impact…

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