Pacifica Senior Living Blog

Pet Therapy: How Animals Can Help Seniors Thrive

Mar 22, 2023 11:58:55 AM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Well-Being, Pets


Animals play an amazing and important role in our lives, from working animals to household pets, therapy dogs, or farm animals, connecting with animals can have a profound impact on people. Pets, and animals in general, can bring out the best in us.

Pet and animal assisted therapy has many benefits, especially for older adults. Animal interactions provide a sense of unconditional love, tactile connections, and mental stimulation to seniors and residents of Senior Living communities.

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15 Adorable Pets to Celebrate National Pet Day

Apr 8, 2022 11:00:00 AM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Pets


At Pacifica Senior Living, we love our pets! Pets bring joy and love to our lives, and become like family to us. They can be especially important to seniors who enjoy the companionship and sense of purpose having a furry friend can bring.

Many of our Pacifica Senior Living communities are pet friendly so our residents can feel at home knowing their pets are welcome too. Transitioning to a senior living community can be a big step, and bringing a pet along can help ease the transition. Other communities offer pet therapy or have robotic pets to ensure everyone gets to enjoy the benefits of pets!

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