Why We Should Keep Cultivating Our Social Circles Even as We Grow Old


Thought we’d share this fascinating article from the Psychology Today. It’s titled Staying Socially Active May Offset Risk of Cognitive Decline.

It offers some thought-provoking perspectives. Here’s one that we thought was interesting:

Data analysis revealed that higher amounts of social contact at age 60 were most significantly associated with a lower risk of developing dementia later in life. Those who had daily face-to-face interactions with friends at age 60 were 12 percent less likely to develop dementia than age-matched cohorts who weren’t socially engaged on a regular basis.

 To find out more, take a look at the rest of this write-up.

Read the source article at Psychology Today