We all know that in the grand scheme of things, retirement is an incredibly important part of life. It’s a time when we can finally live our lives how we want to, with no one to answer to but ourselves.
There are some obvious sure ways to have a successful retirement. Strategies like making sure to have protected reliable income, a diversified portfolio, reducing your taxes, are solid a solid start.
But what if you could make your retirement even more enjoyable? What if you could have a better quality of life during your golden years?
Well, studies show that owning a dog actually makes your retirement better! Here are just some of the ways that owning a dog can help improve your retirement:
- Dogs keep you more active. Whether it’s taking them for walks or playing fetch with them, having a dog around makes you more likely to stay active and healthy. And being active is one of the best ways to maintain good health in old age.
- Pet ownership can help ease depression, reduce stress, blood pressure, falls and hospitalization.
- And then there are all those social connections—we all know that people with pets tend to have more friends. What’s more, pet owners spend more time outside interacting with other humans than non-pet owners do.
So if you are looking for a way to really improve your retirement …. Get a dog!
If you want to start planning for a reliable and happy retirement make sure to contact my office.