Older people who feel close to God have well-being that grows with frequent prayer


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The belief in God as loving instance could help elderly people coping with experiences of solitude, financial loss because of retirement and facing their own mortality. Also frequent praying helps to increase well-being, researchers of the Baylor University found out; © Baylor University