Navigation Links
Friends, Not Grandkids, Key to Happy Retirement
Date:4/15/2010

h strongly agreed with the statement, "I miss the socializing of working life."

"Social groups in retirement, particularly those that revolve around shared interests, can provide a retiree with a number of basic psychological needs -- a sense of connectedness, of purpose, and of mastery if there is a skill involved," Robinson said. "The great retirement trap is loneliness, and active social groups negate the possibility of that."

American retirees have expressed similar sentiments regarding what makes their life most enjoyable, said Rosemary Blieszner, associate dean of the graduate school at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and director of the Center for Gerontology.

"Older adults are very interested in their grandchildren and want them to succeed, but really, I think that most of your happiness and psychological well-being is going to come from your peers," Blieszner said. "For many stages of life, not just old age, people feel like their age peers understand what they're going through and give them that social support that comes from friendship and understanding."

Having a spouse or a longtime partner also matters significantly when it comes to enjoyment of retired life, the British team found. Seniors who are widowed, never married, divorced or separated reported lower levels of life satisfaction than people in long-term relationships.

It also makes a difference whether your partner is retired along with you. The study found that retirees whose spouse or partner is still working enjoyed their life less than those who have been joined in retirement by their partner.

"Those retirement individuals whose partner is not retired miss their work lives more, perhaps because they are unable to fully engage with retirement," Robinson said.

"They are in a kind of limbo state, unable to make plans for long holidays or a substantial change of life until the retirement of their partner
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Shi Shi Pet Boutique's Open House Happy Hour Benefiting 'Brooke's Lucky Dog Rescue' Saturday April 24, 2010 4:00pm - 8:00pm
2. Those Who Enjoy Life More Likely to Be Happy at Work
3. Retirement Options Shares Tips for Retiring Happy Regardless of Income
4. HAPPYneuron Launches 'Vital' Brain Gym: Cognitive Exercises within SCAN Health Plan's Mobile Resource Center for Seniors
5. HAPPYBABY Unveils Partners Prenatal Instructional Yoga DVD
6. Happy From Your Vacation? It Wont Last
7. Nalanda West Seattle and Jewel Heart Present Gelek Rimpoche: Fearless Compassion and Principles for a Happy Life
8. Can You Talk Your Way to Happy?
9. Xyngular™ Distributors Continue Waiting For Xyngular Xyng™ As Zija's XM3™ "Happy Pill" Reaches Record Sales
10. Happy Marriage Cuts Mens Risk for Stroke
11. Happy Feet Clinic Now Open in Buffalo Grove, IL; Starting A Business in Impossible Times: Valuable Insights and Experiences
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/4/2015)... Getting patients to work with physicians, ... critical to achieving the “triple aim” of better population ... will require a shift in thinking from stakeholders across ... systems move beyond their traditional boundaries to reach hard-to-treat ... third live meeting of the ACO and Emerging ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... (PRWEB) May 04, 2015 The American ... critical state policy reports which identify gaps in coverage ... “After ATA issued the State Telemedicine Gaps Reports last ... how their laws and regulations impact healthcare delivery in ... a result of state actions across the nation, ATA ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... (PRWEB) May 04, 2015 The U.S. ... baby boomers join the ranks of senior citizens (1) ... on an already over-burdened healthcare system. Additionally, as older ... to replace them. Per the U.S. Census Bureau, the ... to increase 75% by 2050 while those 25 to ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... Los Angeles dental implants dentist, ... and attractive alternative for patients with dentures. Dentures have ... have lost teeth. Unfortunately, they also require some limitations ... the worst possible moment and may make clicking noises ... painfully pinch or rub gums, leaving sores and irritated ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... UT (PRWEB) May 04, 2015 Pricing ... (up to $3,000) of one patient receiving care at ... Utah. The procedure must be performed by July 15th, ... to pay in full up front and forego the filing ... becomes more economically burdensome every year, and it devastates more ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:AJMC’s ACO Coalition Explores the New Rules of Patient Engagement 2Health News:AJMC’s ACO Coalition Explores the New Rules of Patient Engagement 3Health News:AJMC’s ACO Coalition Explores the New Rules of Patient Engagement 4Health News:American Telemedicine Association Delivers New State Report Cards on Telemedicine 2Health News:American Telemedicine Association Delivers New State Report Cards on Telemedicine 3Health News:U.S. Healthcare Worker Shortage Escalating: Sterling Warns Medical Practitioners to Rapidly Reverse Low Employee Retention 2Health News:U.S. Healthcare Worker Shortage Escalating: Sterling Warns Medical Practitioners to Rapidly Reverse Low Employee Retention 3Health News:U.S. Healthcare Worker Shortage Escalating: Sterling Warns Medical Practitioners to Rapidly Reverse Low Employee Retention 4Health News:Los Angeles Dental Implants Doctor, Kevin Sands DDS, Now Offers a More Comfortable and Aesthetically-Pleasing Solution to Denture-Wearers 2Health News:Pricing Healthcare to Pay a Patient's Bill for a Procedure at Utah Facility 2Health News:Pricing Healthcare to Pay a Patient's Bill for a Procedure at Utah Facility 3
... but gold can. In a remarkable experiment, Indian scientists have developed ... as the 'factory'. ,But before rushing to try cultivating fig trees ... caution : The scientists have been able to use the micro- ... human hair.// ,And therein lies the beauty of the new gold. ...
... the most widely used disinfectants,for indoor swimming pools. ... to it's ability to kill Bacteria,efficiently and at ... be the likely reason for the sudden,increase in ... is a chemical known as trichloroamine//,(chemical name : ...
... with a tremendous technique that would tell out the ... human genome. This new technique which is called "phylogenetic ... comparisons between the DNA sequences// in humans and primates. ... patterns' that identify these primate families unique to study. ...
... off just with the news and then following it ... disrupts their world completely. However, researchers now claim that ... of treating these cancers. Radiation oncologist Frank Vicini, M.D., ... new type of treatment called quadrant irradiation, doctors will ...
... an attempt to find out how various eating styles ... blood pressures of meat eaters, fish eaters, vegetarians, and ... Nutrition, showed how healthy eating habits could help lower ... the comparative study - some with high blood pressure ...
... The eyes of a human being are one of the ... However, as we age, the eyes become vulnerable to a ... or breaking down, which ultimately might lead to blindness. These ... us attain a healthy eyesight// for a lifetime. This, researchers ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Cultivating gold on a fig tree 2Health News:Primates reveal a new dimension to human genome, 2Health News:Cut meat to cut blood pressure 2
(Date:5/4/2015)... 4, 2015  Oncobiologics, Inc., a biotherapeutics company ... biosimilars, has completed the construction of its GMP ... Cranbury, New Jersey . ... is designed to utilize multiple technologies that enable ... Through the use of the latest single-use technologies, ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... May 4, 2015   HeartWare International, Inc . (NASDAQ: ... circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of advanced ... Godshall , is scheduled to present at the Bank of ... Las Vegas on Thursday, May 14, 2015, at ... webcast of the Company,s presentation at the conference will be ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... May 4, 2015  CytRx Corporation (Nasdaq: ... specializing in oncology, today announced an interim analysis ... studies pairing aldoxorubicin with either gemcitabine or ifosfamide. ... ifosfamide with escalating doses of aldoxorubicin. The combinations ... the lowest dose level of aldoxorubicin (170 mg/m2), ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Oncobiologics opens commercial launch manufacturing facility in Cranbury, New Jersey 2Oncobiologics opens commercial launch manufacturing facility in Cranbury, New Jersey 3HeartWare Presentation At Bank Of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Health Care Conference To Be Webcast 2CytRx Reports Aldoxorubicin Demonstrates Both Tumor Shrinkage and Improved Quality of Life in Chemotherapy Resistant Cancers 2CytRx Reports Aldoxorubicin Demonstrates Both Tumor Shrinkage and Improved Quality of Life in Chemotherapy Resistant Cancers 3CytRx Reports Aldoxorubicin Demonstrates Both Tumor Shrinkage and Improved Quality of Life in Chemotherapy Resistant Cancers 4CytRx Reports Aldoxorubicin Demonstrates Both Tumor Shrinkage and Improved Quality of Life in Chemotherapy Resistant Cancers 5CytRx Reports Aldoxorubicin Demonstrates Both Tumor Shrinkage and Improved Quality of Life in Chemotherapy Resistant Cancers 6CytRx Reports Aldoxorubicin Demonstrates Both Tumor Shrinkage and Improved Quality of Life in Chemotherapy Resistant Cancers 7
... SAN DIEGO, INDIANAPOLIS and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 31 ... Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) and ... positive results from DURATION-2, the second in a series ... once weekly, an investigational diabetes therapy, as compared to ...
... new study, published in the Journal of Medicinal ... 8 grams (1/3 ounce) of "Sun Chlorella A" daily ... total cholesterol, and fasting blood glucose levels.For a 12-week ... A" tablets each morning and evening. Seventeen subjects ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control With Weight Loss Compared to Sitagliptin or Pioglitazone in Head-to-Head DURATION-2 Study 2Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control With Weight Loss Compared to Sitagliptin or Pioglitazone in Head-to-Head DURATION-2 Study 3Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control With Weight Loss Compared to Sitagliptin or Pioglitazone in Head-to-Head DURATION-2 Study 4Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control With Weight Loss Compared to Sitagliptin or Pioglitazone in Head-to-Head DURATION-2 Study 5Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control With Weight Loss Compared to Sitagliptin or Pioglitazone in Head-to-Head DURATION-2 Study 6First Human Study to Show 'Sun Chlorella A' Supports Heart Health 2
Human based material available in two levels for the control of accuracy and precision for upto 23 analytes....
Human based assayed sera available in three levels for the control of accuracy and precision for up to 25 analytes...
The AMY method used on the Dimension clinical chemistry system is an in vitro diagnostic test intended for the quantitative determination of amylase activity in serum, plasma and urine....
Enzymatic Clearance assay for the in vitro quantitative determination of LDL-cholesterol in human serum and plasma....
Medicine Products: