Always Best Care of Richmond to Host Free Pet Adoption Event for Seniors, Oct. 26

Leader in Senior Care Partners with Brookdale Gayton Terrace and the SPCA in Honor of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

RICHMOND, Va. - Oct. 18, 2017 // PRNewswire // - In honor of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, Always Best Care of Richmond, in partnership with Brookdale Gayton Terrace and Richmond SPCA, will host a free pet adoption event for local seniors from 1-4 p.m. (EDT) on Thursday, Oct. 26, at Richmond SPCA, located at 2519 Hermitage Road. The senior care agency plans to cover 10 qualifying adoption fees for pets adopted by seniors 65 and older during this time. Brookdale Gayton Terrace will match Always Best Care by sponsoring 10 additional adoptions.

"With millions of Americans over the age of 65 struggling with depression, studies have shown that pet ownership helps lower stress levels and blood pressure, while also alleviating symptoms of depression," said Lynn Hancock, Always Best Care of Richmond franchisee. "With so many shelter dogs and cats in need of loving homes, as well as local senior citizens in need of companionship, we are proud to partner with the SPCA of Richmond and share in this special moment with seniors and their loved ones."

As part of their commitment to giving back to the communities they serve, Always Best Care also offers an exclusive program called Always In Touch, a telephone reassurance program that provides a friendly voice each weekday for seniors and disabled adults. In addition, Always Best Care has served as a national sponsor of the Alzheimer's Association and various food and educational drives.

By working with case managers, social workers, discharge planners, doctors, and families, Always Best Care franchise owners provide affordable, comprehensive solutions that can be specifically matched to meet a client's particular physical or social needs. The hallmark service of the Always Best Care includes non-medical in-home care and retirement living finder and referral services.

For more information about the pet adoption event, or to learn more about services available through Always Best Care of Richmond, please call 804-368-3200 or visit www.AlwaysBestCareRichmond.com.

About Always Best Care

Founded in 1996, Always Best Care Senior Services is based on the belief that having the right people for the right level of care means peace of mind for the client and family. Always Best Care assists seniors with a wide range of illnesses and personal needs, and currently provides more than 4 million hours of care every year. Franchise opportunities are available to individuals interested in leveraging the company's clear strategy and proven track record for delivering affordable, dependable service to seniors in their local areas.

About Brookdale Gayton Terrace

Brookdale Gayton Terrace is a warm and welcoming community located in the far west end of Richmond, Virginia, providing quality assisted living and memory care services to seniors. With compassionate care, delicious, well-balanced meals, and exciting activities, we create opportunities for our residents to thrive. Focused on fun, wellness and growth, our community fosters friendships and memorable experiences that make each day meaningful. Brookdale Gayton Terrace is pet friendly and will provide care for pets of their residents in Assisted Living, if needed.

About the SPCA of Richmond

The Richmond SPCA, founded in 1891, is a non-profit, no-kill humane organization dedicated to the principle that every life is precious. The Richmond SPCA is a national leader in humane care and education, having developed numerous lifesaving programs and services including those dedicated to adoption, rehabilitation, sterilization and education. We save the lives of more than 4,000 homeless animals each year and care for about 350 cats and dogs daily. For more information please contact Gail Bird Necklace at 804-521-1300.

Contact:

Lynn Hancock
Always Best Care of Richmond
804-368-3200
lhancock@abc-seniors.com

SOURCE Always Best Care

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