When we think of pet loss, we typically think about losing our companion animals due to their death — either through some accident, illness or disease.  Indeed, such a loss as experienced by an elderly person or senior can be painful and difficult to deal with, particularly if the pet served as the senior’s primary companion and contact …

If we overlook or fail to acknowledge the unique grieving that accompanies these types of losses, then we fail at being sensitive to our senior’s needs and challenges. continue reading>>

Source: Pet Loss and the Elderly

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