As we get older, we become more prone to serious illnesses, like heart disease, dementia, and cancer. We may become frailer and suffer falls and broken bones or other complications, which ultimately cut our lives short.

If we want to live a long, healthy life as we age, it’s important to keep physically healthy by eating right, exercising, and getting enough sleep. But what about our psychological health? Does that matter for our longevity?

A new study suggests it does.

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