One of the reasons Cambridge Adult Day Center exists is to prevent isolation and promote independence among adults of all ages. Social interaction - being with others and enjoying their company - improves quality of life in so many ways for all of us. Here are five ways being social improves all lives, but especially those adult with special needs, dementia and Alheimer's. 1. Loneliness has been linked to cognitive decline.
Research has found links between cognitive impairme
There’s a simple trick from psychology for motivating yourself to be more social. It’s usually used in the world of sales. Instead of asking “Do you want to buy a car?” a salesmen will ask “Would you rather buy the red car of the blue car?” No matter which you choose, you still end up buying a car. It’s also used by parents, who ask their kids “Do you want carrots or broccoli with dinner?” instead of “Do you want to eat vegetables with dinner?” Rather than giving their kids t