By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Program to help feed senior citizens' pets


March 15, 2017

Sometimes finding a way to feed a senior’s pet is a way for the senior to feed themselves.

The Golden Hour Senior Center is partnering with AARP, Deer Trail and the Young at Heart Senior Center for the Care for Critters program.

Barbara Bates, GHSC activities and marketing coordinator said this program is designed to help seniors by donating pet food, paying for vaccinations and medications and anything else they might need for their pets.

“A lot of seniors forego their own needs to care for their pets and some need assistance,” Bates said.

In some cases, the senior citizen will buy t...

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