Carstensen says "older people are happier" in their more selective interactions

Carstensen says "older people are happier" in their more selective interactions

NIA Aging Centers News Reference

Stanford's Laura Carstensen says we naturally prune our relationships with age, focusing on people and activities that bring the most value to life. By investing more time in quality interactions, she says, "older people are happier."

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Laura Carstensen (Stanford)

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Carstensen's SST Theory

Additional Media Coverage:

"5 Ways To Find Happiness As A Family Caregiver" - Forbes. 2/13/2018.

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