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Maintaining a strong social support network is the beginning of a life of adventure and pleasure during the retirement years with plenty of social get-togethers and fun.
A socially well person lives in harmony with the environment and the community, and is one who takes an active role in the community and encourages effective communication among community members.
Volunteering is a step in the direction of social wellness because it gives you a sense of satisfaction and purpose. Many more avenues abound for seniors to increase their social circle and add value to living:
Surely age is just a number, so keep on learning and stay connected.
Republished with permission from Council of Third Age.
Tags: Elderly Care /Health Matters
Set up in May 2007, C3A is an agency that promotes active ageing in Singapore through public education, outreach and partnerships. The Council aims to create a vibrant pro-age Singapore where seniors can participate as integral members according to their interests and abilities.
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