Is It True That Senior Citizens Are Immune To Stress?

Question: Is it true that senior citizens are immune to stress?

Answer: Well I don't know that immune is the right word but I do know that in a recent American Psychological Association survey, 67 percent of seniors reported very little concern about their level of everyday stress, and that's a lot lower than the rest of the American population. And this probably makes sense when you think about the things that cause the highest level of stress on a daily basis. People report basically money and work as their major concerns and most seniors, well, they're where they are with their money, they either have it or they don't and they're dealing with that, and work is a worry that is behind them at this point. So it makes sense in that way.

Next: What Are The Common Physical And Psychological Symptoms Of Stress?

Previous: Is There A Connection Between Intelligence And Stress?
-- This embed didnt make it to copy for story id = 4673018. -- This embed didnt make it to copy for story id = 4673018. -- This embed didnt make it to copy for story id = 4673018. -- This embed didnt make it to copy for story id = 4673018. -- This embed didnt make it to copy for story id = 4673018. -- This embed didnt make it to copy for story id = 4673018.
Join the Discussion
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
You Might Also Like...
See It, Share It
PHOTO: Angelika Graswald, right, stands in court with Michael Archer a forensic scientist, as her attorneys ask for bail and to unseal the indictment against her during a hearing May 13, 2015, in Goshen, N.Y.
Allyse Pulliam/Times Herald-Record via AP
PHOTO: Lawrence Dillman caught a 65-pound, 2-ounce striped bass at Bull Shoals Lake in Missouri on May 21, 2015.
Missouri Department of Conservation
PHOTO:
Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library
Flash Floods Force Thousands in Texas to Flee
Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle/AP Photo