Tips for Healthy Relationships in Older Adulthood: 1

Tip 1: Join a social group or participate in a hobby. 

Building friendships and engaging in social activities are important at all life stages and can help you feel more connected and supported.  Joining an online social group or participating in a hobby are both great ways to meet new people and make friends.  

There are many different ways to connect with hobby groups virtually, and while it may not feel exactly the same as face-to-face interactions, there are still many benefits to connecting with people who have similar interests online. 

While online interactions can bring about many emotional benefits for older adults, it’s important to remember that older adults are more susceptible to scams online. Being aware of the risk and how to protect yourself is crucial to navigating the online world. Click here to learn more about keeping yourself safe online and remember to trust your instincts when interacting with someone new. 

Overall, joining a special interest group or meeting people who enjoy the same hobbies as you can help to make life more fulfilling and fun, while also building healthy relationships that bring us joy.