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

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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