Study: Positive attitudes keep older adults functioning longer

January 23, 2014 / The New York Daily News

From The New York Daily News:

Leading an independent life well into old age and keeping chronic diseases at bay could be as simple as adopting a positive, sprightly attitude and enjoying the smaller things in life.

That’s the overarching conclusion of a British study which found that older adults who reported higher rates of life satisfaction also showed slower declines in difficulty performing daily tasks like getting out of bed, getting dressed, bathing and showering.

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