Many retirement living seniors spend a lot of time worrying about their financial situation and hoping that their financial planning had taken all of their needs and expenses into account.
Though being fiscally responsible is imperative to maintaining a comfortable lifestyle, a new study conducted by the Pew Research Center suggests that spending time strengthening your relationships with friends and loved ones is equally important.
The study found that most people who are in poor health claimed that they are not that happy. Pew also established that those who are satisfied with the number of friends they have are more likely to be content than individuals who don't have as many personal connections.
Baby boomers who are nearing retirement age might consider these findings, and work to create an active living retirement for themselves that will allow them to strengthen their relationships and maintain their overall wellbeing to improve their happiness and satisfaction.
Mature Americans may take advantage of local clubs and community centers, cultivate their hobbies or join a gym to stay engaged with the people and places around them.
Money.CNN.com reports that retirees who volunteer are 15 percent more likely to be satisfied that those who don't.