Your aging mother died a few months ago after a long illness, leaving your elderly father alone in the house they once shared. Ever since mom’s death, dad just hasn’t been the same and you suspect he may be suffering from loneliness. He’s not eating right, keeping up his appearance, and has even stopped meeting his friends for morning coffee.
Seniors Prefer Homecare2019-03-10T11:26:44-04:00Should I Consider Getting a Pet for My Elderly Parent?Seniors Prefer Homecare2019-03-10T11:26:44-04:00
Numerous studies have shown the many rewards of pet ownership for seniors, including those with memory loss. Here’s how to decide if getting a pet is the right move for your parent.