When people cannot live independently one of the immediate issues that many families face is what to do with the elderly person's pets. Pets are often an important part of their owners daily routines and their constant and unconditional love is an invaluable emotional support for people who are otherwise stressed out.  Here are some solutions for aged care.  In home care One option is to find a carer who can visit the elderly person in their home and who are prepared to help with animal care tasks such as taking a dog for a walk or emptying the cats litter box.