Friendly Razor-Sharp-Toothed Alligator Offers Emotional Support To Older People In Senior Home
January 24, 2019 14:42
Owning a pet is a way of coping mentally and emotionally, and seniors or mentally disabled people are mostly subjected to stressing situations that can be ameliorated by a pet.
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Research shows that bonding with an animal causes your stress levels to drop because your brain produces serotonin, prolactin and oxytocin.