The theme song from the hit sitcom, ‘Cheers’ got it right. “…sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name, and they’re always glad you came.”
It is about being recognized and cared about. Social engagement and connection is important in every stage of our lives — and is especially important as we grow older.
The first Sunday in August celebrates Friendship Day. Proclaimed in 1935 by the United States Congress, many countries have since embraced the tradition.