This is the first installment of a series of stories designed to provide a glimpse into the lives of older adults who are aging successfully. Each story will focus on a different topic of well-being and show how these individuals are excelling in each.
Our first story focuses on the importance of maintaining a strong social life as we age. According to the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York, some of the benefits of being a social older adult include a potentially reduced risk for heart problems, some cancers, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, dementia, other mental health issues as well as lower blood pressure.
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