Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Forget The Gym, A Book Club Will Help You Live Longer

Book2Book Tuesday 16 Feb 2016 

Taking part in social activities such as book clubs or church groups after retirement makes people live longer and appears to be as important to health as exercise, according to new research.
A retired person's risk of death is dramatically lowered if they take part in such groups in the first few years after stopping working, the study found – suggesting that future retirees should pay as much attention to keeping active socially as they do to planning their finances and maintaining their physical health.


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