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The Benefits of Dog Companionship for Senior Communities

By: Karen Acton, Vice President, Resident Care, Sunrise Senior Living As people enter their retirement years, it’s important for them to maintain the special bonds they’ve shared with dogs. This is especially important to help make the transition easier for those moving into an assisted living community. The companionship of a dog encourages residents to stay physically active, promotes socialization ...

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