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Benefits of elderly owning pets January 25, 2014

Posted by ezoterika1 in health, society.

Leon Medical Centers Blog

For elderly who live alone and feel loneliness studies have shown that owning a pet has therapeutic benefits, because pets can help reduce stress and make up the emotional vacuum that may occur to senior’s citizens

ChopinBy Maria Eugenia Fanti

Affinity, a Spanish non-profit Foundation carried out several studies about benefits of seniors owning pets. According to them having animals offer tenderness, loyalty, joy, makes our home a place full of love. This affection makes up loneliness that may feel a senior citizen.

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