Feel connected with others

The company of others keeps us young at heart and mentally sharp.

Socialising with friends and loved ones brings many physical and mental health benefits. It makes us feel good and improves our mood but as we get older, it can also help to lower our risk of dementia. Explore our helpful tips and advice on how to stay social...

Why community matters as we get older

Being part of a community and feeling a sense of belonging is fundamental to our overall happiness and wellbeing as humans.

As we get older, we often spend more time in our home and local community, so this primal need can have a far greater impact on our quality of life. Shared experiences and social interaction with others can help to make us feel good and ward off depression but getting involved with social activities can also help us to stay mentally sharper for longer...

Why friendships are good for our health

Friendships can help us to feel happier in life, but did you know that having a supportive circle of friends can improve your health, boost your immune system, sharpen your memory, and even help you to live longer?

Friendships can have a positive impact on our health and wellbeing, particularly as we get older. Discover the benefits of friendships during our golden years...

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