Senior Living | 09/27/19
As a continuing care retirement community, The Moorings at Lewes is ideal for an active, vibrant lifestyle – especially when it comes to socializing. Residents Doug and Adele Trout share, “We have over 100 different friends here, even though our backgrounds are so diverse, we make friends very quickly because we have so much in common at this stage of life. We’re active and looking forward to the future.” Does this sound like something that piques your interest? Keep reading to learn more about the importance of socialization and find ways to get involved in our community.
Social interaction offers benefits to your physical and mental wellbeing. Consistent social interactions can help keep you stimulated, mentally sharp and intellectually engaged, resulting in better brain health. Plus, connecting with others releases dopamine, the chemical that makes you feel good. Whenever you have a bad day, interacting with others can boost your mood.
Along with the mental benefits, your physical body will also gain from social interaction. Connecting with others may reduce stress. This leads to an increase in cardiovascular health and an improved immune system, which can make it easier to fight off sicknesses like the flu. With likeminded individuals around you, you’re also more likely to take part in regular exercise.
There are many ways for you to get involved in socializing in the community through activities like:
Come see how happy and friendly our community is for yourself – contact us today and schedule your personal tour.