Seniors Staying Social for Better Health

As people grow older, it becomes increasingly difficult for them to maintain healthy social lives. Children grow up and leave home. Friends and family members move to different parts of the world. Spouses and peers pass away. Basically, the typical senior’s social network has a way of breaking down naturally, which is why it’s so important for caregivers and loved ones to help older individuals maintain their ties to the world around them through social activities. The trend these days is for seniors to stay at home longer, which provides numerous benefits, but it can also keep older folks from experiencing some of the social settings that older generations enjoyed. Thankfully, there are some things you can do to help! Combatting Loneliness According to recent research, as many as one out of every five seniors reports feeling lonely a significant amount of the time. This can lead to depression and other health issues that lower life expectancies and make existence a struggle on a


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