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Can Cats Improve Mental State And Health?

Foster cats are being placed with people 60 and older, and researchers are evaluating the impact of the companionship.

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Poll: Pets Help Us Cope With Health and Emotional Issues

A curled-up cat, a tail-wagging dog, a chirping parakeet or even a serene goldfish may help older adults cope with mental and physical health issues.

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Tales Of Parental Caregiving: Cat On A Plane

As crazy-making as it can be to care for aging parents sometimes, there also can be moments of snort-stuff-out-your-nose hilarity.

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Baby boomer pet parents unleash their purse strings

Nearly 80 million U.S. households own a pet, according to the American Pet Products Association; of these, 37 percent are baby boomers.

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Is it safe to cuddle with pets when home sick?

This winter, when you are home sick with the cold or flu cuddling with your dog or cat may feel like just what the doctor ordered.

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Why a pet can help ease you into the golden years

The movement to improve care for older pets has been going on for some time. But the idea of training pets to help out aging baby boomers is relatively new.

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