Life is about connections and relationships. When younger, we rely on our work as a primary way to stay engaged in the world. When retired, seniors may face years without a familiar career or network.
Hobbies, activities, sports, travel, and family all offer ways to socialize and build relationships.
One study explored the relationship between volunteering and life span, revealing that people who engage in acts of kindness extend their life. Further study proved a real link between a giving spirit and the positive effects on the immune system.
Conviva Care Centers offer events and activities for seniors hoping to connect more with their larger community and make new friends.