When it comes to happiness over 60, we Australians have it pretty good. We can retire in lovely surroundings, we have a pension, and we’re safe.
But in actuality, Australia mightn’t be the best place to live if you’re over 60. Nope – it’s the east of England!
According to the region’s over 60 population, 97 per cent say they feel younger than their age and 94 per cent surveyed said they are loving retirement.
So what makes them so darn happy? Retirees in the east of England (Bedford, Luton, Basildon, Peterborough, Southend-on-Sea, Norwich, Ipswich, Colchester, Chelmsford and Cambridge) enjoy travelling the most, followed by spending more time with family and friends.
81 per cent of the East of England’s over-60s think that the current quality of life for their generation is better than that of their parents at the same age.
We want to know today, where is the best place to be an over 60? Do you love your life in your 60s?