“…Hundreds of retirement communities across the county now allow seniors to live with their pets –
– and more and more keep house pets that provide the benefits without the responsibility.
As many as 40 per cent of people ask about pets when calling A Place for Mom, the nation’s largest senior living referral service, said Tami Cumings, its senior vice-president.
When the service was founded 12 years ago pets were seldom considered when it came time for older people to enter rest homes or skilled nursing homes – Cumings said…”
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