Always room for a little good news. It turns out that many of our personality traits and cognitive skills don’t automatically flee the moment we hit 50. In fact, some of life’s most beneficial skills and emotions seem to improve and crest only as we approach our senior years. For example, satisfaction with life, or comfort with our body image- all seem to increase as we get older. And there are reasons that wisdom is associated with our later years…so smile, and read a bit of positive news about aging Here! And for more info on how individuals, and society more generally, can promote a positive image of aging, check out Judith Graham’s excellent new piece in Kaiser Health News Here.