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Pets for Seniors

National Pet Month: Celebrating the Benefits of Pets in Senior Living Communities

Amy Bryant | Posted 07.22.2013 | Fifty
Amy Bryant

May is National Pet Month, a celebration of the benefits and joy pets bring into people's lives across the United States. Countless studies have shown the benefits of having an animal companion are many, and that's especially true for seniors.

PHOTOS: Adorable Older Dogs Need A New Home

Sarah Medina | Posted 04.12.2012 | San Francisco

This week, the HuffPost SF’s pet adoption series has a new batch of animals begging you to take them home. Our current array of dogs comes from ...

The Benefits Of Caring For A Pet

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 03.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Rita Altman, R.N.

For the young as well as the old, especially if they have Alzheimer's disease or another form of memory loss, there are many benefits in caring for pets.