Seniors With Pets: Where to Live?

This CBC video review the struggles of seniors with pets in finding a place to live. Many retirement homes and seniors apartment buildings or communities and condominiums have restrictions on pets – anything from no pets at all, to types and/or sizes of pets. What are their options?


seniors with pets, places for seniors to live with pets, retirement homes, seniors apartment buildings, seniors communities, restrictions on pets, pet companionship, assisted living facility, adult lifestyle communityMany studies have shown that seniors with pets enjoy the benefits of simple companionship; pets are a way to combat loneliness and depression for many people, not just seniors. How can pet owners and non-pet lovers co-exist in an assisted living facility or an adult lifestyle community?

Anita Hamilton

50+ World editor & baby boomer writer Anita Hamilton has always been interested in the "real people" stories behind the characters that create and inhabit the world of music, books, movies, television shows, current events, history, etc. A lifelong love of research (ok, nosiness) and writing, combined with a loving and supportive family complete with 3 mini-dachshund minions, keeps her busy.

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