One of the most challenging aspects of aging is isolation and loss of social interaction.
Those feelings of loneliness can lead to stress, anxiety, and medical complications.
But many studies have shown pets can cheer up lonely seniors and enhance their quality of life.
Reggie Nance, Associate State Director for AARP New York joins Marysol Castro and Alex Lee to share his insight into the healing affects pets can have on seniors.
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