Pet Therapy is Proven to Decrease Depression
Right at Home Maumee believes Pet Therapy is life changing for seniors. Provided below are resource links to proven research on the effects Pet Therapy has on the elderly:
- The Pets For the Elderly Foundation »
- Psychology Today article »
- UCLA Health research findings»
- NPR article »
- Center for Research »
- Aging in Place »
Animals can truly brighten a room! View our gallery below to witness the outcome of our Therapy Pet engaging with area seniors.
Meet Our Therapy Pet - Newton!
Right at Home of Maumee is honored to have a Pet Therapy program, taking a unique approach to comforting seniors in their homes.
Our office prides ourselves on offering the best human companionship services for area seniors. Newton the therapy dog helps provide seniors with companion caring. Newton loves to visit people, be touched, patted and is safe for all environments.
Get to know Newton -
Newton is a 5 year old golden doodle who shares what Right at Home desires, to assist Maumee area seniors remain happy, healthy and improve the quality of life for those we serve. Newtown is the loyal caregiving companion by Right at Home Maumee owner John Baldwin. John has over 20 years of therapy dog experience.
Where can Newton go?
Newton helps seniors as they travel across the northwest Ohio area. He visits homes, assisted living facilities, independent living centers and rehab rooms bringing joy and warmth to your loved ones.
Years of experience have ensured that Newton is properly trained and respectful around any environment.
Schedule a time for Newton to visit you or call us at (567)-336-6062!
Why a Therapy Dog?
Studies have shown that therapy pets can help seniors live longer by boosting health of the sick and lonely. Newton is a certified therapy dog by Therapy Dog International. Seniors and caregivers love interacting with Newton.