Tag: psychology

web of connections

Maintaining a network of family, friends, or even golfing buddies is critical to cognitive and physical health in old age, research has shown. What wasn’t known is how work affects the social lives of older people. Does work foster social ties or limit the time one has to socialize? A new study by Eleonora Patacchin…

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My mother sent an anxious email that included the above picture, which one of her elderly friends had emailed to her as a warning about coming tax increases. “Have you seen this?” my mother asked in her email. I’m glad she inquired, because it took 15 seconds to learn on factcheck.org that this misleading information…