Research has shown that seniors who socialize for just a few hours per day are happier, healthier, less depressed, and feel less stressed than those who don’t. However, many seniors still find it challenging to meet other seniors because they don’t know where to go and what to do about it.
The decision to get a pet for your senior loved one can sometimes be a challenge. They may want and need the companionship, yet not be able to meet the physical demands of the type of pet they'd like to have. There are both pros and cons to getting the senior in your life a pet. Let's take a look at some of each to help you decide.