For centuries, humans have enjoyed deeply nurturing and enriching bonds with their pets. Creatures of all kinds can lift our spirits, comfort us, shower us with affection, and surround us with boundless love.
For some seniors, their furry or feathered friend might be the best part of their day. Their pets might be the reason they get out of bed; the reason they still venture out for a daily walk; one of the few things that makes them smile.
If you have an aging parent or loved one with a devoted pet, chances are it’s heartbreaking to think about having to separate them from one another, down the road.
At AgeCare we believe that having pets in senior homes can not only provide companionship and increase the quality of life for our residents, but it also has a positive effect on our residents’ health.
A 2019 Study by the Mayo Clinic found that pet ownership can lower the risks of heart disease and other medical conditions.
To foster pet relationships with seniors in our communities, we offer three choices: