Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Grandparents Who Babysit Live Longer

From Kitchen Fun:
Science can’t yet explain with 100% accuracy why the dramatic lower mortality risk occurs when grandparents spend more time with their grandkids. They know it does, but they are having to guess at the “why.” They do have a pretty good idea, though. They believe time spent with grandchildren creates a sense of purpose and also helps keep grandparents physically and mentally active. Anyone who has ever been around a kiddo for more than a few minutes will totally get that. No matter their age, grandkids are a bundle of life and movement and joy. It’s not surprising that being around that kind of life energy is absolutely healing and healthy. (Read more.)

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