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Pets Are Key to Healthy Aging

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In a new poll conducted by the University of Michigan’s National Poll on Healthy Aging, pet owners aged 50 to 80 reported significant physical and emotional health benefits of pets. Some highlights include:

  • 79% Reduce stress
  • 73% Provide a sense of purpose
  • 65% Connect with others
  • 64% Be physically active
  • 60% Help cope with physical and emotional symptoms

About the author:

Jackie Brown is a freelance writer from Southern California who specializes in the pet industry. Reach her at jackiebrown writer.wordpress.com.

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