Jul 14, 2017 by Garrett Hafler
Pets can boost a senior’s quality of life and provide them with the companionship they need when they are alone in their home. Many seniors want to remain independent and in their home because they do have pets. But, sometimes the pet is unable to be cared for properly due to the senior being unable to do the things that he or she was once able to do. Instead of telling your loved one that he or she will need to give up his or her pet, turn to our senior care services team. Our team will be able to provide your loved one’s pet with the care needed. This way, your loved one does not have to worry about messes or possible slip and fall accidents.
Pets are able to reduce the stress levels that some seniors feel and can boost their physical activity while lowering their blood pressure. There is a calming nature to pets and seniors experience it the most.
It is beneficial for seniors to own pets, but there is a lot of responsibility that comes along with them from taking them to the vet to making sure they are fed and have water. Sometimes, your loved one may not be able to do everything the pet needs, even though they want to.
Our senior care services are designed to address this and our team can:
If your loved one has a pet, then our senior care services may be the right step to ensure that their pet is properly cared for.
If you would like to discuss our senior care services or you have a question about out pet care program, call Comfort Keepers today.
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