Taking the time to connect with others
The results of this study support other research, in that social relationships were shown to be significantly associated with health and well-being independent of socio-demographic and health factors. This is consistent with research that has found seniors with a wider range of social ties have better well-being.
Source: Component of Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 82-003-X Health Reports: Social participation and the health and well-being of Canadian seniors by Heather Gilmour October, 2012