Despite everything we know about the importance of maintaining social connections as we get older, finding friends after 60 can be a challenge.
Loneliness is your mind’s way of telling you to get out there and engage with the world.
Second, taking the time to think about what friendship means to you will make it more likely that you will see opportunities to start conversations in more natural settings – at the supermarket, in the post office, or in the park.
So, give some thought to what you’re looking for in a friend. Friendship takes time, effort and advance planning.
In our search for companionship, technology is a blessing and a curse.
On the one hand, services like Skype and Facebook allow us to stay connected with friends and family throughout the world.