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7 Tips to Maintain Social Connections in Retirement

Many people do most of their socializing on the job. But workplace social invitations tend to stop after you retire. Retirees need to find ways to maintain or form new social connections in order to avoid becoming isolated. Here are 10 methods of preventing loneliness in retirement.

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Battle Isolation by Staying Engaged

No matter how busy she is, and even when she’s on vacation, Erin McLeod stops every night at 10 p.m. to make a phone call. A simple phone call is one strategy to help counter social isolation among the elderly, a condition increasingly recognized as a health threat on par with smoking, and even more harmful than obesity.

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