In the Bible, Proverbs 17:22 says, “A merry heart is good medicine.” And there’s plenty of anecdotal evidence and scientific research to support this Biblical view.
Until recently, researchers hadn’t confirmed scientifically how laughter affects the health of seniors and whether everyday laughter could really help seniors remain healthy and independent. This has now been shown to be true. But it’s not just laughter alone that’s important, it’s who you laugh with.
Laughter has many health benefits. It boosts immunity, reduces symptoms of depression, raises mood, lowers blood pressure, improves blood sugar control in diabetics, and prevents cognitive decline.
These wonderful benefits led […]