Pets often make ideal companions.
They are around when a person needs support, they can provide protection for
those living alone, they’re always willing to lend an ear to problems, and many
tend to offer unconditional love. Seniors facing an empty nest or the loss of a
spouse may find pets can buoy their spirits. Studies have shown that seniors
can benefit both mentally and physically from having a pet around. Pets can
alleviate anxiety, depression and boredom…