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Pawtucket, R.I. – In celebration of National Family Caregivers Month, Ageless Innovation LLC, a global company devoted to developing fun and engaging products for older adults, and The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) today announced a program offering special edition Joy for All Companion Pets with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the Alzheimer’s Association, the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. The program will kick off November 1st and run through the end of the year.

Joy for All Companion Pets are life-like, animatronic, interactive pets which are uniquely designed to provide meaningful experiences for aging loved ones and their families. The special edition pets, available exclusively at 250 Kroger’s Pharmacies nationwide, will feature information and advice for caregivers provided by the Alzheimer’s Association. The program will feature the Joy for All Companion Cat ($99), available in a variety of colors, and Pup ($119).

“We are thrilled to team with Kroger to support the Alzheimer’s Association and to celebrate caregivers,” said Ted Fischer, CEO, Ageless Innovations. “We have received countless testimonials on the positive impact our Joy for All Companion Pets have had on aging loved ones experiencing loneliness, isolation, and cognitive decline. This partnership exemplifies our commitment to bring happiness and play to older adults and their families everywhere.”

“The Alzheimer’s Association greatly appreciates the efforts of Ageless Innovation and Kroger in the fight against Alzheimer’s,” said Donna McCullough, chief development officer for the Alzheimer’s Association. “The proceeds from this campaign will allow us to advance research efforts while enhancing care and support for all those affect by Alzheimer’s.”

Kroger Health President Colleen Lindholz added, “Our vision at Kroger Health is to help people live heathier lives. Not only physically, but also emotionally. Our Partnership with Joy for All allows us to bring an uplifting experience into the lives of the Companion Pet owners, and for their families as well.”

For a full list of Kroger Pharmacy locations participating in the Ageless Innovation program, please visit:

About Ageless Innovation
Ageless Innovation is a global company devoted to developing fun and engaging products for older adults. Beginning with the award-winning line of Joy for All Companion Pets, Ageless Innovation is focused on creating products that promote fun, joy and play while reducing the cost of care and creating meaningful connections for older adults, their families, and caregivers.

About The Kroger Co.
At The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), we are dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™. We are nearly half a million associates who serve over nine million customers daily through a seamless digital shopping experience and 2,800 retail food stores under a variety of banner names, serving America through food inspiration and uplift, and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. To learn more about us, visit our newsroom and investor relations site.

About Alzheimer’s Association
The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. For more information, visit


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