Benefits of Pets for Seniors

Benefits of Pets for Seniors

Benefits of pets for seniors extend far beyond companionship and warmth, encompassing physical, emotional, and even social advantages. According to statistics of National Institutes of Health, rates of pet ownership decline slightly with age to under 60% for 60–69 year-olds, and below 50% for those 70 and older. However, the companionship between seniors and their…

Why Senior Socializing Is So Important?

Why Senior Socializing Is So Important?

A report about senior socializing from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) points out that nearly one-fourth of adults aged 65 and older are considered to be socially isolated. This statistic not only raises awareness but also prompts us to explore and implement effective prevention methods that can significantly enhance the well-being…