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  • Book clubs could help you live longer
  • Book clubs could help you live longer
    BMW Guggenheim Lab (2012) ©

Book clubs could help you live longer

While you're discussing books and drinking wine you could also be bettering your health. People who engage in social activities like book clubs after retirement are proven to live longer. Regularly meeting friends and chatting can bring down the risk of death in the six years post retirement.



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