URMC / Employee Assistance Program / News & Events / UR Medicine EAP Blog / October 2016 (1) October 2016 Can’t Make It to the Gym? Plant Petunias! Spending just a few hours a week in moderate physical activity after age 65 may cut your risk of early death by over 50%. Interacting with Autistic Persons Could you communicate effectively with an autistic coworker? Maintaining Wellness under High-Stress Fifteen to 20 percent of adults report high job stress, but these same employees are less likely to participate in wellness programs. Stress Management: Discover Your “Flow” One important stress management technique is detachment, which helps build resilience.