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Top Benefits to Companion Pets for Older Adults

— April 11 is National Pet Day The U.S. Census Bureau says that 68 percent of U.S. households today have a pet, and pets are a $15 billion industry. Most of us love being around animals—and many research studies show that owning a pet is beneficial for seniors. Here are some of the ways pets improve... Read More

Highlighting the Benefits of Gardening

— Have you started your summer garden yet? In a recent issue of NIH News in Health, the National Institutes of Health shared some information that might motivate you to rush right down to the nursery to pick up some seeds, seedlings and garden tools! Gardening is healthy! Is there anything more delicious and nutritious than... Read More


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