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4 Signs You Should Consider Getting a Pet as a Senior Citizen

The physical and mental health benefits of caring for a pet have been long established for people of virtually any age. Although, new search seems to indicate that senior citizens, in particular, may greatly benefit from a furry friend.  The National Poll on Health Aging surveyed 2,051 adults between the ages of 50 to 80,…

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Senior Games in Assisted Living: What We Love

Scientists have long studied the effects different activities have on the brain, exploring everything from driving in a vehicle to floating in a spaceship. Through this exploration, we have discovered that taking part in acts of play affects neurobiology on a fundamental level. Incorporating these findings into assisted living programs has proven beneficial to the…

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