Continue research demonstrating a relationship between mind and body. Having a negative outlook or feeling bad about yourself can lead to poor mental health.
Many older women lead fulfilling lives without suffering significant impairments in physical or mental health that often arrive later in life.
They cope well with the physical changes that may make them less active and mental changes that can affect memory. For others, however, physical and mental difficulties rigged with aging can make older years a lonely, hopeless and difficult time.