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istock When Amie Clark, founder of the senior living site TheSeniorList, surveyed over 10,000 people over 60 about their struggles and concerns during COVID-19 , she came away with one pleasant surprise: A third of the respondents said they are living a more purposeful life now, in a multitude of ways. What’s more, more than 85% of those surveyed said that living a purposeful life is either extremely important or very important. “Whether exploring new interests, surrounding themselves with positive people or starting conversations with new people, they are doing what it takes to live the purpose-driven life they desire,” says Clark, about TheSeniorList survey’s results. Clark’s interpretation of TheSeniorList’s survey findings is that older people may be giving more thought and attention these days to what makes them happy and feel fulfilled. Take Candace Rivero, who is 65 and semiretired and living in an RV. She teaches RV driving lessons and transports RVs from manufacturers to dealers. Right now, Rivero is traveling with a 63-year-old friend who sold her Nashville house and bought an RV. “She is not comfortable driving it, so she and I are traveling together, and I am doing all the driving for her,” Rivero says. Home for them this month is Crestview Fla., in the Florida panhandle. “We dodged the Delta hurricane by moving [the RV] farther inland for a few days,” Rivero says. Also see: We retired to Athens without speaking Greek — here’s how we got the easy travel and affordable life […]