It is no longer a shock that mom, dad and even grandma and grandpa are utilizing social media tools like Facebook and Twitter. The ability to stay connected with distant family and friends has helped create longevity within relationships. Socializing and keeping in touch with family, friends and loved ones is very important to our health. According to Pew Research among all adult internet users, 66% use social networking sites and 48% of adult internet users make use of these sites on a daily basis.
Times have changed and boomers will need to embrace the new way of aging. Staying connected to friends and family though Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn keep families and friends engaged with one another even from afar. Keeping your body fit with regular exercise and healthy foods will keep the body healthy and hey – if you are capable, work a few years past your retirement date. Who said you need to check out at age 65?