Poll: Pets Help Older Adults Cope With Health Issues, Get Active And Connect With Others

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By Admin on Apr 4, 2019 at 12:27 AM
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    Pets help older adults cope with mental and physical health issues, according to a new national poll. But pets can also bring concerns, and some people may even put their animals' needs ahead of their own health, the poll finds. Three-quarters of pet owners aged 50 to 80 say their animals reduce their stress and give them a sense of purpose. But 18 percent also said having one puts a strain on their budget.

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