Positive thinking can yield many benefits, including stress reduction, improved immunity, and a lower risk for heart disease. In fact, studies show that how you perceive aging, and your life as a whole, affects longevity. A 2019 study found that positive thinking can result in an 11–15% longer lifespan and a stronger likelihood of living to age 85 or older. This effect remained after other factors such as age, gender, income, depression, and health status were controlled (cite VeryWellMind.com).
That's why the Colerain Township Senior Center is starting a Positivity Pledge for visitors and members! You can get started today by downloading this calendar of positive, daily activities. When all the squares are complete, turn in your sheet to the Senior Center for a prize!