Friday, March 11, 2011

The impact on lifespan of having a will

Note: This is a summary of an older story fom the Nonprofit Times TV.  To view the full story, click here.

According to Adrian Sargeant, a planned giving specialist, the benefits of having a will go beyond just the financial. Statistics show that on average, someone without a will dies at age 69. On the other hand, someone with a will lives on average up to the age of 79. For those who have a in the form of a bequest, the average lifespan is 82 years of age. It appears that being organized and exercising generosity are exceptionally good for the health.

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