ACA Media Spotlight: Research Shows Pets Can Make Golden Years Better

Dec 22, 2015
ACA member Charlene Kampfe recently shared her insights with the Arizona Daily Star about the benefits of pet ownership, such as how being responsible for an animal can boost feelings of self-worth.

“A lot of times, responsibilities are taken away from older people and others are making decisions for them. It can be dehumanizing, even if it’s done in a loving way.” She also shared how pets can help reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation.

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