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The give and take of social connections-6019

The give and take of social connections

The social dimension of wellness is an important part of active aging, leading to many benefits for physical, mental and cognitive health.

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Social life helps maintain daily activities-5942

Social life helps maintain daily activities

Instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs), such as shopping, housekeeping and managing money, are those that people perform to remain living independently (American Psychological Association).

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An active social life may help stave off suicide-5489

An active social life may help stave off suicide

According to background in a new study, suicide is among the top 10 leading causes of death among middle-age women in the United States. Between 1992 and 2010, surveys were conducted among 72,607 nurses (ages 46-71 years).

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Travel and social life fill the days of people newly retired-5466

Travel and social life fill the days of people newly retired

An online survey was conducted among 3,004 people in Great Britain. Almost all (94%) of the respondents who had retired in the prior year did not feel that they fit the image of a stereotypical retired person.

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Social interaction and physical activity help relieve pain and insomnia-5245

Social interaction and physical activity help relieve pain and insomnia

People who are in pain may have trouble sleeping. At baseline and after three years, 6,676 people 50 years and older completed questionnaires about their health status and lifestyle.

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Computer plus training equals social connections-5205

Computer plus training equals social connections

While web-based visits with friends, family and people with similar interests or jobs is commonplace, older adults may not have the same level of access or knowledge to use the Internet connections enabled by computers and smart phones. The Ages 2.0 project was designed to discover if a simplified PC computer system could help selected groups of older adults avoid social isolation.

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