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How stress affects seniors, and how to manage it

Exercise, breathing techniques, and medication can help you manage stress as you get older. We all experience a little stress from time to time. Its not so hard to handle when were young. But as we age, coping with stress isnt as easy anymore. We tend to have less resilience to stress, and older adults often find that stress affects them differently now, says Dr. Michelle Dossett, an internal and integrative medicine…

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