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Benefits of Therapy Dogs in Senior Care

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Nov 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Do you know that feeling you get when you see an excited puppy wagging its tail, rushing to lick you? For most individuals, it is a feeling of excitement and uncontrollable love. Fortunately, even as we age, this feeling never fades. As can be seen in the various forms of service animals, pets such as dogs can help relieve distress and anxiety, much like the symptoms of PTSD. The benefits of therapy dogs can also be useful in the everyday care of seniors.

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Tags: Social Wellness, Senior Living

Traveling Tips for Seniors

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Oct 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

Looking to get away this season, but worried traveling may be a challenge, especially because of your age? Even for those residing in an assisted living facility, travel can still be and should be an option for you. Traveling can be an enjoyable, rewarding experience that can be made even better with friends or family. Here are a few ways to make travel more accessible, especially if you or a friend are of senior age.

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Tags: Social Wellness, Healthy Habits, Assisted Living

The Pavilion’s Spring Break Activities for Seniors

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on May 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

 Here at The Pavilion Senior Living, we know it can be uncomfortable and potentially dangerous to get the senior in your life out and about during the winter season. However, when the snow starts to melt and the flower buds start to bloom, it can be the ideal time to help your loved one get some fresh air. We have compiled a list of senior-friendly activities for you and your loved one to do this spring.

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Tags: Social Wellness, The Pavilion Senior Living