Time Goes By ... What It's Really Like to Get Older ... Welcome ! ! !

Time Goes By ... What It's Really Like to Get Older ... Welcome ! ! !

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Wednesday, 28 January 2015

It has become a tenet of old age that without plenty of friends and family, and an active social life, we are doomed to die before our time.

In fact, one study, as reported in The Guardian last year, went so far as to state that loneliness is twice as unhealthy for old people as obesity:

“Compared with the average person in the study, those who reported being lonely had a 14% greater risk of dying. The figure means that loneliness has around twice the impact on an early death as obesity.”

Now, one research project

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