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07 October 2016

As you get older, who should you keep closer, your friends or your family?

As you get older, who should you keep closer, your friends or your family? Canadian researchers have discovered that older individuals who have more family in their immediate network and have closer relationships with them tend to be less likely to die. Having a larger or closer group of friends does not seem to have this effect on longevity – although it obviously comes with many social benefits as well. The findings underscore the importance of familial relationships for living longer, confirming long-standing sociological theories that attribute special significance to family ties.

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