As neighbourhoods lost their milk bars, they also lost a daily point of connection for locals. But all is not lost. In some areas, the humble corner store is making a comeback.
Running (or walking) with others is good for health and social connections. But you don't have to aim for marathons.
Research shows that virtual reality experiences can help social disconnection and improve wellness - by inspiring awe.
Social connectedness is at least as good for your health as quitting smoking or exercise. So what is it and how can you get some of it?