[ExI] NYT: Happiness May Come With Age, Study Says

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Wed Jun 2 21:43:39 UTC 2010

On 6/2/10, The Avantguardian wrote:
> While both Spike and Bill make good points, I doubt the authors of the NYT article,
> or the researchers they mentioned, interviewed any elderly in nursing homes.

It was a telephone poll, so they probably phoned people at home, who
would probably be reasonably healthy.

<snip description of nursing home horrors>

Sick people at any age are generally not too happy with the way life
is treating them. The geriatric sick have very little to look forward

(On the other hand, I have heard good stories about hospice care for
the terminally ill).

So I agree that my comments assume old age and good health.


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