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Pros and cons of pet ownership in sustaining independence in community-dwelling older adults: a scoping review

By Nataša Obradović, Émilie Lagueux, Frédéric Michaud, Véronique Provencher

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Category Journal Articles
Publication Title Ageing and Society
Volume 40
Issue 9
Pages 2061-2076
ISBN/ISSN 0144686X
Publisher Cambridge University Press
DOI 10.1017/S0144686X19000382
Language English
Author Address Research Centre on Aging, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada ; Research Centre, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke (CRCHUS) and Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Rehabilitation, Université de Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada ; Research Centre on Aging and Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Rehabilitation, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada ; Research Centre on Aging, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
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Tags
  1. Aging
  2. Animals
  3. Canada
  4. Communities
  5. Gerontology
  6. Grief
  7. Health care
  8. Health problems
  9. Loneliness
  10. Nursing homes
  11. Older adults
  12. owners
  13. Ownership
  14. Pet ownership
  15. physical activity
  16. population growth
  17. Social Isolation
  18. Well-being