Seniors and Pets

  • Seniors and Pets

    Elder Care Alliance recognizes that senior life can be intensely lonely. When you no longer have children in your home to provide companionship and conversation, the house can feel unbearably quiet and empty. That’s why many older adults decide to get one or more pets. Dogs are particularly popular among senior adults because they are……

  • Best Pets for Seniors

    Best Pets for Seniors

    It’s no secret that owning a pet can work wonders for a person’s mental health. Pets can also boost physical health by encouraging daily walks and play. For older adults, these benefits can be invaluable in helping them maintain their sense of purpose and fulfillment. But some pets are better at providing companionship than others.……

  • Health Benefits of Pets for Older Adults

    Health Benefits of Pets for Older Adults

    There are many things older adults no longer have to worry about, such as working a full-time job or raising small children. But even though reduced responsibilities may seem good, the extra downtime can induce feelings of loneliness. Pet ownership can provide companionship, comfort and entertainment for people of all ages, including those living out……