June 7th, 2019
Merely getting by isn’t enough and merely getting old shouldn’t keep life from being worth living. Socializing keeps people young at heart, emotionally vibrant and mentally sharp.
Here are the benefits of maintaining an active social life amongst the senior citizens.
Studies suggest that staying socially active can keep the brain healthy for longer. Stay connected with others to keep the mind engaged.
Social isolation is one of the leading causes of depression in senior citizens. Loneliness affects people of all age but there’s a greater concern for the older adults. By being socially active, older adults can meet friends and like-minded people regularly and developed the strong support network with which to share feelings, worries and of course, a good hearty laugh! There’s no better therapy for the mental state than a good laugh with friends. Besides, interacting with other people especially doing something fun or rewarding, helps individuals keeps positive outlook on life and a healthy mental state.
Being socially active is proven to benefit the overall physical health among the older adults. Staying active reduces the risk of many age related disease like diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis.
My aged care provides the best medium for older adults to maintain a healthy social life. Our team always prepares fun and engaging group activities intended to foster friendship and promote a sense of community among the seniors.For more info on our nursing care services, click here to contact us.