There have been studies that show how being a part of a community of friends is beneficial to the the long term health, longevity and happiness of an individual.
Men tend to have work lives and home lives but seldom give themselves the benefit of friendship and social interaction within a mens group. As they age, families grow up and leave and friends move. Gyro is an excellent answer. Friendships within in a “social neighbourhood” offer a continuous source of social stimulation.

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What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you’re mistaken. As the director of 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life.

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