Seniors Fare Better in Life When They Have Close Relationships with Others

With life expectancies on the rise and the centenarian population set to boom, the survey reveals what seniors are most looking forward to in their “bonus years”—the years they may live beyond the average U.S. life expectancy of 78. More than 4 in 10 (41 percent) say seeing their children and grandchildren grow up is the most exciting prospect of living a longer life. One-fifth say spending time with friends and family will be the best part of their bonus years, and 18 percent say they are excited to have more time to do the things they enjoy.