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The Importance of Social Capital

Meika loe talks about her research and the diverse ways people provide meaning in their lives as they age.

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One of the main points she focuses on is social capital and the importance of relationships. In her book she describes how aging people who have lasting friendships, keep routines, and have activity in their lives tend to be happier and more capable of self-care. The book is a great read on the topic of aging. 

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Great share!

I did hear somewhere the other day that .half of all the people who have ever survived to the age of 65 are living today.'

This article mentions it, although this is not where I heard it:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/elderhealth/8230870/Living-to-100-age-cannot-wither-us.html

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