Harvard Women's Health Watch
Staying connected can improve your health
Try these strategies to help you fill your social calendar. In an effort to ward off the loneliness that followed his wife’s death, a 94-year-old man in Minnesota decided to install a swimming pool in his backyard for the neighborhood children. His backyard is now a hub of activity in the summer, filled with laughter, splashing children, and their parents and grandparents. And he’s no longer alone.