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A happier old age

a discussion document on elderly people in our society

by Great Britain. Dept. of Health and Social Security.

  • 187 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by H.M. Stationery Off. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Great Britain -- Social conditions.,
    • Old age assistance -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDept. of Health and Social Security, Welsh Office.
      ContributionsGreat Britain. Welsh Office.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1064.G7 G7 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination44 p. :
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4475498M
      ISBN 100113202504
      LC Control Number79303020
      OCLC/WorldCa4982623

        Despite the physical ravages of age, older people are actually happier than younger adults. So finds a new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, in which researchers analyzed Author: Mandy Oaklander.   In an unprecedented series of studies, Harvard Medical School has followed subjects -- men and women, some rich, some poor -- from their teens to old age. Harvard's George Vaillant now uses these studies -- the most complete ever done anywhere in the world -- and the subjects' individual histories to illustrate the factors involved in reaching a happy, healthy old age.

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      20 Habits For a Healthier, Happier Life. show moderate drinkers have a lower chance of mortality and an increased chance of maintaining cognitive abilities into old age. “Belong” is one of the Blue Zones Power 9, the lifestyle habits shared by the longest-lived people on earth.   Strengthen your core and fortify your back as you age with plank-style exercises. A study of 4, people 70 and older found that staying free of chronic back pain can increase life expectancy by 13 percent. Go slow and steady. Tai chi is well-known for its mind-body benefits, but a five-year study of ab Chinese men ages 40 to


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