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Seniors And Pets-Advice For A Great Relationship

One of the most heartbreaking downsides to aging is a growing sense of loneliness. People retire from their jobs, which causes the loss of a significant social center, and as they grow older, they watch as their peers pass away or move on to other parts of the world. 384 more words

Senior Discount

Pets are important. I have a real heart for seniors who have pets. I really want to help them keep their pets as long as they can. 71 more words

Dog Grooming

Holiday Senior Fun

Here I am again posting about how much happiness our dogs bring to our elders. The smiles and joy, the fun and laughter. Our beautiful animal companions offer special company and attention ~ filling the lives of those otherwise alone. 213 more words

Pet Sitting

Agnes and Ajax

During our years of helping older adults care for their beloved four legged friends, I always think of Agnes and Ajax.  To me it is a most heartwarming story about the relationship between a cat and an elderly adult. 610 more words


Diana Basehart Foundation Helps People and their Beloved Pets


Diana Basehart has started a new foundation to help elders and others on limited incomes care for and keep their beloved companion animals by providing support for veterinary, behavioral and traditional needs, while also minimizing the number of animals being turned over to shelters.  138 more words

Moving Forward to Support Older Adults and their Pets

Our new Aging Research and Planning Report has been posted  (7/2012). 

Take a look at it to learn how prevalent pets are among older adults in and near Philadelphia, why this important to know and how groups around the country are assisting seniors with the care of their pets.  37 more words

Seniors And Pets

Pets In Retirement Centres Should Be A Right

I am encouraged by the news that more retirement centres are allowing seniors to move in with their pets:

‘As many as 40 percent of people ask about pets when calling A Place for Mom, the nation’s largest senior living referral service, said Tami Cumings, its senior vice president. 162 more words