Browsing: aging

Faculty Kerry Burnight

In pursuit of happiness

UC Irvine gerontologist Kerry Burnight has learned a lot about how to live well and make the most of each day, not just in later years but now.

Alumni Karen Rook

Shedding light on loneliness

Professor Karen Rook studies relationships and how they affect one’s health and happiness. Her research has shed light on the psychological toll of loneliness on the elderly.

Alumni Newport Harbor Lawn Bowling Club Members

Older = happier

UCI’s Susan Turk Charles attributes study finding to seniors’ ability to better regulate emotion.