Staying socially connected and feeling engaged with life becomes more important as we grow older, and not just for mental health reasons. Isolation is a serious health risk for older adults. We now know that people who don’t or can’t maintain connections with friends, family and neighborhood will experience greater numbers of chronic and life-limiting health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer.
Living where you’re surrounded by peers feels great at any age. For older adults, it also makes a difference in both the quality and the length of life. Read more in the “Where You Live Matters” blog to learn about the many benefits senior living communities offer older adults.