elder years

Old age can often come with an image of a lonely, melancholy person sitting forlornly at home, but studies show that people often achieve optimum levels of happiness when they cross the 60+ threshold. In our elder years, we tend to place great value in life’s simple pleasures such as going for tea with a friend or talking to family members on the phone. Also, elderly people usually have a sense of perspective that younger generations can lack. For further reading on happiness in the elderly, have a look at our infographic below.