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Topic- Vocational wellness

 

Reducing social isolation may reduce mortality-3620

Reducing social isolation may reduce mortality

The social contacts with family and friends along with engagement in civic activities for 6,500 men and women ages 52 and older who took part in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (2004-2005) were analyzed, along with their answers to a questionnaire measuring loneliness. These findings were compared to mortality data after an average 7.5 years of follow-up.

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Painting and making music may improve health-3492

Painting and making music may improve health

Images of older adults painting at an easel or playing a musical instrument seem to appear regularly in advertisements for retirement communities and seniors centers. The value of these activities can go beyond enjoyment.

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Life satisfaction increases when giving to others-3484

Life satisfaction increases when giving to others

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Participation in the arts helps society-3369

Participation in the arts helps society

Active aging describes individuals who live life as fully as possible within the seven dimensions of wellness (emotional, environmental, vocational, physical, spiritual, intellectual, social), according to the International Council on Active Aging. Although the dimensions interact, the intellectual/cognitive and vocational dimensions include participating in cultural activities, arts and crafts, theater, musicianship and similar avocations.

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Grandparents as a moral compass for their grandchildren-3316

Grandparents as a moral compass for their grandchildren

Released about this time last year, the “MetLife Report on American Grandparents, 2011” revealed that the 65 million grandparents in the United States were likely to be ages 45-64 years old and willing to spend money on their grandchildren. A new survey adds to that picture by talking about the transfer of values in addition to the transfer of dollars.

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Is volunteering an interest for Boomers?-3100

Is volunteering an interest for Boomers?

Many organizations rely on volunteers to extend their workforces. Less is known about whether Boomers will have the same expectations of formal volunteering held by older generations. In background, the authors noted that organizations are increasingly being challenged to find volunteers.

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