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Why Older People Managed to Stay Happier Through the Pandemic

Category: Museums and Aging

“Older age was associated with less concern about the threat of Covid-19, better emotional well-being, and more daily positive events.”

New surveys over the last year show that the ability to cope improves with age. For all its challenges to mental health, this year of the plague also put psychological science to the test, and in particular one of its most consoling truths: that age and emotional well-being tend to increase together, as a rule, even as mental acuity and physical health taper off.

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