Socialising encouraged healthy behaviours such as being more active and following a better diet.
Socialising could help you live longer.
A study tracking 28,500 people over the age of 70 in China, found those who reported regularly mixing with others lived longer than those who only met with others occasionally or not at all.
Researchers from the Sichuaun University West China Hospital, found socialising encouraged healthy behaviours such as being more physically active and following a better diet.
The study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health found the more older people socialised, the more likely they were to live longer.