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Pet Therapy for Seniors

As loved ones age, families worry about their physical and emotional needs. Lack of companionship, isolation, and loneliness are challenges for older adults. Pets provide unconditional love and companionship for seniors, and they are also therapeutic. Pet therapy offers numerous emotional and physical benefits for elderly adults. Whether your loved one is living at home, in an assisted living facility or in nursing care, pet therapy can assist them with problems like loneliness, isolation, limited physical exercise, lack of intellectual stimulation and boredom. Pet therapy is a therapeutic technique designed to improve the physical, cognitive, emotional and social skills of
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Categories: Over Age 65 and Senior Health.