Animal Assisted Therapy for Seniors

There is a growing movement in senior housing centers and retirement homes to increase animal/patient interactions for health and wellness benefits. This means not only bringing in live pets to visit, but also giving senior patients a stuffed cat, dog, or other animal to hold and keep. Pet therapy for seniors, also known as Animal…

Coloring for Seniors

Remember the joy you had – perhaps still have – when you opened a fresh box of crayons or colored pencils? The scent, the mere act of checking out all the colors that were available, immediately filled you with anticipation and satisfaction. In reality, these beneficial effects don’t go away once you grow up. The…