April 5, 2019
Pets and healthy aging
A new national poll shows that pet ownership helps older adults cope with mental and physical health issues, connect with others, and get exercise. But while pets come with benefits, they can also bring concerns. In this video, Mary Janevic, assistant research scientist in health behavior and health education, and Cathleen Connell, professor of health behavior and health education, discuss the findings in the latest National Poll on Healthy Aging.