Enjoyment of life improves physical health

Researchers from University College London (UCL) studied more than 3,000 people over the age of 60 for eight years and examined links between levels of wellbeing and physical health, particularly as participants aged.  What they found was “further evidence that enjoyment of life is relevant to the future disability and mobility of older people.  Efforts to enhance well-being at older ages may have benefits to society and health care systems.”

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