Community, friendships and family are just as important to our health as are diet, exercise and sleep. A person’s mood can greatly affect his or her state of health. For instance, being angry will put undue stress on internal organs, while laughter may lower blood pressure. Friends help us when we’re down and bring joy to our daily life, which helps our mental health just as much as our physical health.
As we enter old age, quality relationships come to be more important than ever. Conversation becomes a preventative measure against deterioration and disease. Participating in independent living activities …read more