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Delaware Senior Olympics, for Fitness, Fellowship and Fun
Owning a dog can provide seniors with several benefits, including:
- Physical activity: Walking a dog can improve cardiovascular health and increase muscle strength.
- Socialization: Interacting with a dog can provide seniors with companionship and reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation.
- Emotional well-being: Caring for a dog can provide a sense of purpose and fulfillment, which can improve overall emotional well-being.
- Safety: A dog can act as a protector and provide a sense of security for seniors.
- Mental stimulation: Training and caring for a dog can help seniors stay mentally sharp and engaged.
- Improved mood: Interacting with a dog can lead to the release of feel-good chemicals in the brain, like oxytocin and serotonin, which can help improve mood and reduce stress.