Taking the time to connect with others

By taking the time to connect with others, you can improve your own health and happiness.

Small Acts Matter - By taking the time to connect with others, you can improve your own health and happiness - Red Deer & District FCSS

Evidence

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