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5 Ways To Age Gracefully and Healthfully

Become A Social Butterfly

Research shows that those who are more socially connected -- that doesn't just mean going to activities and events but actually cultivating friendships from them -- live longer. This is just another way to ward off depression.

As we age and can no longer do the things we used to do, we begin to feel "useless." But something you can always offer is a set of ears, some good advice and if anything, the ability to make someone laugh. Think about how much the friends who do that for you mean to you? You mean just as much to them. You may not be a doctor, actress, or entrepreneur anymore. But through all of those years of work, you also became the unique, entertaining and wise individual you are. That is something you will always have to offer.

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