Aging

The study provides a key link between the social environment and healthy brains

As people age, maintaining a positive and predictable social environment becomes increasingly important. For example, maintaining close relationships with friends and family has been identified as one of the key ingredients for healthy aging. While some declines in health, mind, and body are inevitable, studies show that maintaining a positive social environment can help prevent …

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Aging parents and mental health – can’t we do better?

By now, it is well known that the pandemic has adverse effects on mental health, especially for school-aged children. But officials note that isolated elders have also suffered tremendously. Our elders are the most vulnerable to Covid and have had to stay away from those they love because of the risk of life-threatening infection. Those …

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