Family, Not Friends, Lowers Death Risk in Older Age

It is has long been known that being around friends and family in older age can have health benefits. Loneliness among seniors is linked to increased risk of depression, heart disease, among other health problems. The study indicates that married seniors had lower levels of loneliness and were in good physical health. Simply being around family can also lower mortality risk in old age.

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