People with "Purpose in Life" May Age Better, Study Suggests

August 16, 2017

TIME (8/16, MacMillan, 6.82M) reports people who have “a purpose in life” may age better than those who do not, according to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry. Researchers found that people “who reported having goals and a sense of meaning were less likely to have weak grip strength and slow walking speeds,” which are both “signs of declining physical ability and risk factors for disability.”


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