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Thursday, July 15, 2010 – GenPhilly and Delaware Valley Alzheimer’s Assoc. Junior Committee presented a pet accessory drive at North Bowl (Northern Liberties) to benefit pet companions owned by frail and isolated older adults in Philadelphia. Each guest was encouraged to bring pet accessories (e.g. toys, treats, gift cards, dog bones, water bowls, cat nip)
Pets can offer older adults unconditional love, relieve isolation, and help elders to cope with loss.
Donations were distributed by Jewish Family and Children Service’s (JFCS).