In old age, couples are less intimate actions, but geriatric experts believe that two people walking hand in hand is not only a symbol of romance, but also a longevity “Remedy”.
Couples Holding Hands more often & Live Longer
Researchers on the world’s longevity of the elderly survey report shows that most of the old life span of loving couples, and most elderly couples have a common habit in life is to hold hands.
This is further supported by the results of the Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare population survey, divorced, widowed and harmonious, often holding hands compared to the couple, the average life expectancy of women is 5 years less, the average life expectancy of men is 12 years less.
Holding hands among the elderly is not just a simple action, but also a kind of skin-to-skin and care transfer. When out crossing the road holding hands can give each other a sense of security, when emotional holding hands can avoid malignant emotional stimulation, when lost holding hands can cheer each other up.
In summer dusk, the old couple holding hands in the lawn among the flowers, attention from the pots and pans of household chores, for the elderly suffering from hypertension, coronary heart disease, diabetes, etc., is undoubtedly a very good way to maintain health.