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For more than ten years, Oscar the Cat has been teaching the staff at a Rhode Island nursing home lessons about end-of-life care and what's truly important to those who are dying.

Animals make wonderful companions for aging individuals. Use these pointers to ensure a senior is up for pet ownership in order to match them with the perfect new furry friend.

The connection between people and pets is undeniable, but seniors may not be able to safely care for an animal on their own. Here's my solution.

Taking a trip to the zoo can be a great way for both caregivers and their elderly loved ones to get outside and experience the numerous benefits of interacting with animals.

Specially trained service dogs can reduce anxiety for people with dementia and help them perform day-to-day tasks with greater confidence and less fear.

What happens when elders can no longer care for their pets? When a senior's health declines to the point that they can no longer care for their pet, and the caregiver is unable to adopt the animal, there are many options for finding a new home for the animal.