Evidence of the positive effects of social support on health is overwhelming and suggests one of the most powerful tools in maintaining well-being while aging is improving social support activity/engagement at the community level.
From farmer to supermodel: China's latest fashion sensation is 72-year-old granddad.
A Chinese grandfather is proving love knows no bounds as he models looks to promote his granddaughter's clothing store for teens.
Activity Groups certainly play a great role in inspiring people and society. No philosophies. A real existing group of senior citizens who play Lawn Tennis at least 5 times a week I came across this summer holidays in a town of South East England.
"It may be that people who are more involved in religious activities or are personally more spiritual are doing something that makes them feel better emotionally and helps them live longer and more healthily."
This chap has turned older people's "comfort" items into musical instruments to encourage better participation in music therapy sessions. See the link here:
Genuinely brilliant - particularly the zimmerframe!
Siel Bleu is a nonprofit organization who promote appropriate physical activity for those that wish to maintain or increase their physical and mental health - whether a young senior, an older person, or someone with an illness or physical disability.
During WW2, the US gov't, in partnership with its citizens, created a singularly-focused home-front to support the war effort - war bonds, peace gardens & the USO.
How can we create a unified engagement for improving the health of our citizens?
A kind of club, social platform, community or family which can help in generating a sense of well being and happiness.
this club can serve as a platform to share, organize and collaborate, can give new motive and meaning to life.