Don’t forget to clean robotic support pets, study says

Robotic support pets used to reduce depression in older adults and people with dementia acquire bacteria over time, but a simple cleaning procedure can help them from spreading illnesses, according to a new study published August 26, 2020 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Hannah Bradwell of the University…

Why Pets the elderly good for

According to a survey by Pets, the elderly often help to be with mental and physical health problems. About half of the adults between the ages of 50 and 80 years of age to have a pet. More than three-quarters of pet owners reported that they felt for their animals,…