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Hens Are Transforming Lives At Retirement Homes
Offbeat  (tags: therapy animals, retirement homes, seniors, dementia, improvements, self esteem, Good Vibrations, perspective, positive impact )

- 37 days ago -
Hen therapy! A wonderful program in England has brought hens to nursing homes and caring for the birds has dramatically improved the residents' lives. The sense of responsibility helps boost their self-esteem and visits to the outdoor coops include...
9 Senior Sporting Heroes (Videos!)
Offbeat  (tags: inspirational, seniors, sports, performance, awesome videos )

- 618 days ago -
I donâEUR(TM)t care how old you are; these senior citizens are the most inspiring sporting heroes out there.
Hasbro's First Toy for the Senior Set: Robotic Cats to Keep Grandma Company
Offbeat  (tags: Hasbro, toys, cats, seniors )

- 789 days ago -
After enchanting generations of youngsters with Transformers action figures and snuggle-sized stuffed characters from My Little Pony, Rhode Island toy maker Hasbro is hoping to woo another kind of customer: elderly adults.
The Joys of Adopting a Senior Pet
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, seniors )

- 1519 days ago -
November is "Adopt a Senior Pet" Month, and as anyone who has adopted an older animal can tell you, age is just a number. Furry seniors still have a lot of life--and love--left. Just ask anybody who has met Pepsi or Itchy.
Cats Make Golden Companions for People in Their Golden Years
Offbeat  (tags: animals, humans, seniors, pets, cats, protection, environment )

- 1622 days ago -
When John (Bud) Lovell, 85, first met Priscilla, he knew she was the cat for him. He spent many hours meeting the feline residents at the Good Mews Animal Foundation, but was always drawn back to the mitted mackerel tabby's shy personality and striking
I Volunteer With Seniors -- and So Does My Therapy Cat, Guido
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cats, seniors, volunteering, pets, environment, protection )

- 1920 days ago -
I didn't know my cat would be so good with seniors until he curled up with one. So we made it his job!
Financial Adviser Who Preyed on Seniors Gets 15 Year Prison Term
Offbeat  (tags: Financial adviser, seniors, money, fraud, crime, dishonesty )

- 2918 days ago -
A former financial adviser who preyed on seniors and convinced them to cash out their retirement savings and invest money with him - much of it to fund a lavish lifestyle
Seniors Calendar Girls!
Offbeat  (tags: seniors, calendar, girls, nude, homelessness )

- 3678 days ago -
These Virginia senior citizens are baring some skin for a holiday calendar, and its all for a good cause!
Protest Erupts Over Loss of Doughnuts
Offbeat  (tags: food, health, nutrition, seniors, doughnuts )

- 3768 days ago -
It was just another morning at the senior center: Women were sewing, men were playing pool, & 7 demonstrators were picketing outside, demanding doughnuts. "Give Us Our Just Desserts" and "They're Carbs, Not Contraband."

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