The American Psychological Association has five tips it gives to the elderly as a way to manage stress. These tips include: loving yourself, staying positive, being an active member of your community, learning new things, and seeking professional help.
According to a study out of the Montefiore Health System and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, tips like those from the American Psychological Association, or any stress management tips in general, could be a helpful factor in lessening an individual’s risk of developing mild cognitive impairment.
“Perceived stress can be altered by mindfulness-based stress reduction,cognitive-behavioral therapies and stress reducing drugs,” explained the author of the study, according to Tech Times. “These intervention may postpone or even prevent an individual’s cognitive decline.”
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