The word "happiness" as it is used today it relies on the little word "hap" which means "good luck or by chance." Happenstance does not create a quality of life. Only purposeful behavior that is more than activities can bring the deep satisfaction of "happiness." Quality of life should not be confused with the standard of living, which is primarily income. The term "quality of life", as revealed in this book, is our positive intervention in the lives of the less fortunate.