Why do older people view life in a sunnier light than the young? Have older folks come to terms with loss, change, and the ability to let it go–at least when it comes to body images and family attachments? Are young people more or less attached to family than older people? Is it really the opportunities that existed with lower unemployment statistics between 1945 and 1965 and the cheaper prices of homes, cars, and college education or vocational training that makes the silent generation so much more happier than today’s twenty-somethings?
Or is it that older people, no matter how they struggled in life and pain, in the golden years say, “all is forgiven,” and it’s time to be happy?
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