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Benefits of Owning a Pet

For many women in the community, the benefits of owning a pet after 60 outweigh the costs. Find out how owning a cat or a dog could help you to get in better shape, make friends and even live longer.

What’s the Purrfect Pet for Boomers? Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person?
2 months ago

What’s the Purrfect Pet for Boomers? Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person?

Over the course of our lives, most of us have had our fair share of pets. At times, my house felt like a petting zoo, with dogs cats and birds all crying for my attention. Read More

Pet Loss is Complicated! 3 Overwhelming Emotions We Feel and How to Deal with Them
4 months ago

Pet Loss is Complicated! 3 Overwhelming Emotions We Feel and How to Deal with Them

Dealing with complicated pet loss grief is very challenging to a pet lover.

Have you ever experienced the loss of a pet that ran away? Did this pet ever come home? Are you suffering from the pain of not knowing what happened to them? Read More

How to Write a Pet Loss Poem to Heal Your Grief
6 months ago

How to Write a Pet Loss Poem to Heal Your Grief

When looking for a creative and beautiful way to heal your heart after pet loss, have you considered writing a pet loss poem? Read More

5 Reasons a Dog Can Be a Boomer’s Best Friend
1 year ago

5 Reasons a Dog Can Be a Boomer’s Best Friend

Many baby boomers, like myself, own dogs. My husband Eric and I are the proud ‘parents’ of five German Shepherds. They have become a part of our family now that our kids are grown and left home. Read More

5 Reasons Why Adopting a Pet in Retirement May Be Right for You
1 year ago

5 Reasons Why Adopting a Pet in Retirement May Be Right for You

Socialization is fun, and many reports state that remaining active and social as older adults can keep us healthy and help us to live longer. But what happens when it’s no longer just as simple as hopping in the car and going? Read More

Bringing Joy Back into Your Life After the Loss of a Pet
1 year ago

Bringing Joy Back into Your Life After the Loss of a Pet

Are you experiencing emotions of sadness and grief while coping with the loss of a pet? Are you unable to even imagine moving forward into your life again without them? Would you like to tell your buddy once again that you love them? Read More

Travelling with a Pet? These 8 Things May Save Your Sanity!
1 year ago

Travelling with a Pet? These 8 Things May Save Your Sanity!

My husband and I have always had pets. In the past, we have boarded our pets when we traveled. In recent years, we have found that we prefer to take our pets with us. Read More

7 Things to Include When Creating a Pet Loss Memorial
1 year ago

7 Things to Include When Creating a Pet Loss Memorial

A memorial video can be a wonderful and moving way to pay lasting tribute to your pet. The realization your pet is no longer with you can be challenging and difficult.

In fact, you might even fear that your memory of them will fade away. Read More

Coping with the Loss of a Pet After Years of Love
1 year ago

Coping with the Loss of a Pet After Years of Love

Are you experiencing emotions of sadness and grief while coping with the loss of a pet? Are you unable to even imagine moving forward with your life again without them? Would you like to tell your buddy once again that you love them? Read More

Hurtful Things People Say When You Lose a Pet – and How You Can Respond
1 year ago

Hurtful Things People Say When You Lose a Pet – and How You Can Respond

If you have ever experienced the loss of a pet, you know the pain is deep, raw and genuine. These emotions of grief are real and the last thing you need is someone saying something hurtful to you. Read More