Gratitude

Gratitude

Gratitude  During this time of the Holidays, it is good to think of all the things that are valuable and meaningful in one’s life.  It is good and healing to be grateful.  Gratitude can change the outlook in life from one of isolation to one of relationship.  It can...
Pets and animal assisted therapy in the elderly

Pets and animal assisted therapy in the elderly

Pets and animal assisted therapy in the elderly Nearly half of elderly individuals in the United States own pets, usually cats and dogs but other pets as well such as birds and fish.  Studies have shown that individuals with pets feel more companionship, less...