Wordfind for Our Furry and Feathered Friends

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Throughout history, people and animals have coexisted closely. Interaction with pets not only makes us feel good—it also promotes good health, according to an array of studies. For many seniors, owning a pet or spending time with animals in some other setting offers a boost to physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.


This month’s puzzle contains 20 words having to do with the ways interacting with animals can benefit older adults. Print your copy of the puzzle and give your brain a workout!

Need a little help? Scroll to the bottom of the post for some hints. Or click here for the solution.

Source: Assisting Hands Home Care Potomac in association with IlluminAge. Copyright © IlluminAge, 2015

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HINT – Look for these 20 words:

  • bloodpressure
  • engagement
  • oxytocin
  • friendships
  • purpose
  • socialization
  • brainhealth
  • therapeutic
  • emotional
  • companionship
  • cholesterol
  • selfesteem
  • exercise
  • cardiac
  • walking
  • symbiotic
  • moodsupport
  • stresscontrol
  • intergenerational
  • spirit

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