Have you ever wanted to bring the family pet to visit a loved one in the hospital? Quite a few hospitals and hospice centers already allow you to do so, even one right here in Chicago! I think we'll start to see more easing up on their pet restrictions as it's clear pets provide such a positive impact on us. Check out this New Old Age article below all about it…
When Best Friends Can Visit
By JUDITH GRAHAM
A year and a half ago, Ruth London lay in intensive care in a hospital in Boca Raton, Fla., with severe pneumonia, delirious and hallucinating that she was in jail.
With the permission of a doctor on the unit, Ernest London, 81, cooked up a plan. He would bring the family dog, Delilah, a fluffy white Maltese, to see if the pet could calm his wife down.
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