Seniors Love Pets

Senior citizens always mysteriously come to life immediately whenever puppies are brought into their home environment.

Are you wondering how you are going to care for your pet as you age in place? Should you adopt a pet as you age in place?

The following guide will help you decide on the best choice for you. Studies have shown that owning a pet can be physically and mentally beneficial for people of all ages. In the case of senior citizens, “just 15 minutes bonding with an animal sets off a chemical chain reaction in the brain, lowering levels of the fight-or-flight hormone, cortisol, and increasing production of the feel-good hormone serotonin.

The result: heart rate, blood pressure, and stress levels immediately drop. Over the long term, pet and human interactions can lower cholesterol levels, fight depression, and may even help protect against heart disease and stroke”. 

This adorable video shows the residents of Romford Grange Care cooing, stroking at the tiny dogs, and having their noses licked in return.

Watch Seniors Come to Life When Puppies Flooded Their Nursing Home

https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/heart-warming-moment-a-dog-breeder-floo…

Seniors and Pets: Health Benefits and Challenges

In sickness and in health, pets play a huge role in their owners’ lives.

https://health.usnews.com/wellness/articles/2017-10-04/seniors-and-pets…