DISCOVER THE POWER OF HOPE
This research explores the extent to which an individual’s level of hope is associated with their healthy lifestyle behaviors, feelings about the future, and self-rated health. Based on a survey of more than 700 community-dwelling older adults (age 55 and better), the study delves into sociodemographic breakdowns of participants.
IN THIS RESEARCH BRIEF, YOU’LL LEARN:
- how the findings differ among sociodemographic groups of older adults
- how to nurture feelings of hope for the long-term in yourself and in others
FROM THIS RESEARCH BRIEF:
“The findings from this study highlight a need to promote hope in older adults in order to enhance their sense of well-being.”