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Staying Social for Healthy Aging

Posted by Dr. Joseph F. West on Sep 21, 2016 1:00:00 PM

It’s important for older patients with chronic conditions to stay physically active, and be aware of the benefits of social health and socialization. Social interaction can be just as effective as exercise at improving mood and quality of life. Staying socially active can help maintain good physical and emotional health as well as cognitive function. Older patients with chronic disease maintaining social interactions on a daily basis reduce their risk for cardiovascular problems, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease, or depression.

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Topics: TCM, Social Interaction, Social Isolation, CCM, Healthy Aging

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