Joy and Self-Care Are the Keys to Healthy Aging

By |2022-01-04T11:33:26-05:00January 20th, 2022|Senior Health|

It’s taken nearly 80 years and a slew of scientific studies to come up with the end result: wealth and a good genetic makeup really have little to do with our level of joy. The Harvard Study of Adult Development began in 1938, delving into the lives of such high-profile participants as John F. Kennedy and Ben Bradlee. Over the years, it’s been expanded to include inner-city residents as well as offspring from the original Harvard elite, and the results were surprising, to say the least. It was determined that the best predictors of a long and happy life were not [...]