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The Impact of Social Connection on Health (Ep. 79)

The Impact of Social Connection on Health (Ep. 79)

During the shutdowns, those with social connections in their home or online experienced joy from not leaving the house. The reason? They had no reason to go out because they were still in contact with their friends and loved ones.

In this episode, Royal Standley explores the importance of social connections on longevity and health. Royal shares how different age groups can expand their communities and societies shift by taking the time to connect with those around, whether it’s calling up a friend, joining a local group or mentoring the next generation. 

Royal discusses:

  • How the pandemic revealed the impact of social connections on mental and physical health
  • Where and what types of relationships can be cultivated as a person grows older
  • How retirement communities encourage and build relationships between residents
  • The importance of taking the time and effort to connect with others
  • Spending time and building relationships with family
  • And more

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