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Make friends, live longer: Research reveals benefits of companionship

Moms are often the ones coaxing their children to play with other kids and to play nice. Science is now proving that mom’s friendship-prodding can actually save your life one day.

Establishing and maintaining social connections as they grow older helps both men and women stay healthier, age well and live longer.

Senior Center News

The Los Altos Senior Center is located at Hillview Community Center, 97 Hillview Ave. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays. For more information, call 947-2797 or visit losaltosrecreation.org.


• “Online Safety for Silver Surfers”: 1 p.m. Thursday, Room 12. The free seminar will offer advice on how to protect yourself from cyber scams, identity theft and other sources of online danger.

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