2/22/2016 – Why You Need Friends in Retirement

Feb 22, 2016 Comments Off by

An old Carole King song captures the emotional value of having a friend. New research from the Stanford Center on Longevity confirms it, saying that social engagement promotes physical and mental health, while social isolation costs people both personal and medical problems. According to the study, “socially isolated individuals face health risks comparable to those of smokers.”

Read the full article at U.S. News and World Report.

Center, Longevity News 2016, Sightlines

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