Betty Ruth Edwards was initiated at Epsilon-University of Kentucky in 1941. Sadly, Betty was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2008 before passing away in 2011. While her daughters, Bettina and Frances Dickson, were caring for their mother, they learned that stuffed animals can stimulate feelings of security for a person with Alzheimer’s. Stuffed animals actually […]
Wendy from Rockville, MD gave a Memorable Pet Golden Retriever to her father. She told us recently “he spent the last several days of his life clutching his doggie”. This breaks my heart and yet also makes me feel glad he had a Memorable Pet to comfort him!
Mary from Rancho Palos Verdes, California recently purchased our Memorable Pet Black Lab called Jessica! She shipped it to a loved one in Florida. Mary recently wrote to us … ” We love your company and we love our Memorable Pet!”
Judy from Long Beach, gave her mother a Calico Memorable Pet. Judy told us her mother likes to hold her cat and pet her!
Julia, a customer of ours from California, says her mother who is 95 years old, always sleeps with her Memorable Pet Golden Retriever! She loves her pet dearly. Julia also told us that when she visits her mother with her real life Golden Retriever her mother believes it is her dog and asks for Julia […]
When my mother was with us , I remember how much she loved to “play” and be entertained. I used to dance and sing for her and she would just get so tickled and laugh until she almost cried! Of course, her beloved Caldonia, her Memorable Pet cat was always part of the fun. Our […]
Marie Marley, PhD and writer for The Huffington Post, featured this story today. It made me laugh and cry all at the same time! Once we embrace the illness of Alzheimer’s that our loved one has, it becomes much easier to understand them. To read this story click on this link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marie-marley/alzheimers_b_1583232.html
Memorable Pets has had an exciting week! We were featured in three Southern CA papers: Daily Breeze, Daily News, and Long Beach Press Telegram! Stephanie Cary reported on the benefits of Memorable Pets and how buying one also helps to fund research since we donate 18% of all proceeds to the Alzheimer’s Association. Check out […]
Lisa Ross from Louisville Kentucky, bought her Dad a Memorable Pet daschund for Christmas. Lisa emailed us and said she just could not wait until Christmas to giver her Dad his new friend! Lisa says “As you can see, he LOVES his new dog!!” We love what we do at Memorable Pets because we get […]
One of America’s great magazines, Reader’s Digest has a feature article about Memorable Pets. Research has shown that a plush, stuffed animal helps to provide comfort to those suffering from Alheimer’s disease and late stages of dementia. Memorable Pets donates a portion of their sales to Alzheimer’s research to help find a cure for this […]