Watch as Susan Pinker, developmental psychologist and TED speaker discusses “the blue zone”, an area on the Italian island of Sardinia where there are six times as many centenarians as on the main land and ten times as many as North America. Why? Friendships and regular social interactions. The harm of being isolated is a real and present danger. The importance of human interactions is the most important factor in longevity. Watch below. If you’re curious how Commonwealth Senior Living is engaging residents in activities, social events and daily excursions, watch our Facebook pages for pictures of our programming, schedule a community experience or contact us with questions at AsktheExperts@commonwealthsl.com.