Recently, we talked about the benefits dogs can have for older adults. A four-legged friend can help us exercise more, find new routines, and motivate us to enjoy the outdoors or socialize. Here are a few breed suggestions that can be a good fit for older adults.
Ask any dog owner and they’ll tell you that having a dog is good for the body, mind and soul. That’s especially true for independently-living older adults. Here are some of the ways that dogs help older adults have more fulfilling lives.