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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Help seniors care for their critters


Pet companions are important to the seniors that have them.

So important, that oftentimes they will put their pets needs before their own. In an effort to alleviate this problem, several local agencies are teaming up for a pet-supply program called Care for Critters.

“Seniors are putting the needs of their pets first instead of their own,” Jamie Lee, Young at Heart Senior Center’s marketing and special events coordinator and Rock Springs AARP Community Advocacy Team chairman said.

Lee said when this happens, seniors will buy pet food before they buy their own food or medications. Some...

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