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A Sense of Humor Helps Keep You Healthy Until Retirement Age

(Science Daily) A sense of humor helps to keep people healthy and increases their chances of reaching retirement age. But after the age of 70, the health benefits of humor decrease, researchers … have found…

"There is reason to believe that sense of humor continues to have a positive effect on mental health and social life, even after people have become retirees, although the positive effect on life expectancy could not be shown after the age of 75. At that point, genetics and biological aging are of greater importance," says project leader Professor Sven Svebak.

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Community: Fortunately, there are ways to fight the genetic and biological factors, as well.

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