Updated 09 June 2016

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When doing outdoor chores, wear a mask.

Get one of those surgical masks that doctors wear in hospital or the ones carpenters wear to avoid breathing in dust. This will decrease your exposure to pollen particles.

Read more about preventing allergies.


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Exercise benefits for seniors »

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Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness

When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them.