Mustang Creek Estates of Burleson Residents Hand M
Research shows there are many benefits of pet ownership for older adults, including decreased risk of cardiovascular disease, lower blood pressure and reduced anxiety. Those who already own a furry friend can’t imagine their lives without them. Mustang Creek Estates of Burleson realizes that the bond between people and pets is oftentimes unbreakable. For that reason, the senior living community is a pet-friendly environment, and a number of the senior residents share their homes with four-legged friends. To show and spread their love for animals, residents and team members at Mustang Creek Estates of Burleson were recently hand making pet blankets that were later donated to Second Chance Farm, a facility in Granbury that offers care and a peaceful living environment for abused, physically handicapped, aged or homeless animals. Many of the residents had their own pets by their side while making the blankets. Sandi Walker from Second Chance Farm picked up the blankets with her best friend, a Great Dane named Willow.
The donated blankets provide the animals with warmth and a sense of comfort, letting them know they are cared for and safe. The residents of Mustang Creek Estates of Burleson placed the love they feel for their own pets into each of these blankets. This close-up look also demonstrated how the senior living community always finds ways to be involved in the local community and continues to give back to those in need.