Hello. We have a 35 year old double yellow headed Amazon that I hand raised. My 12 year old son got the bird for his birthday, and while he and Simon had a loving relationship, I did most of the feeding and caring. Our son grew up and went to college. When he came back home for weekends and vacations, the bird (Simon) was less affectionate and, on one occasion, bit our son through the lower lip. The plan had been for our son to take Simon back when he finished school and got settled, but 22 years later, we still have Simon. Our son is married and when his baby was born, he became more wary of Simon and worried he could hurt our grandchild. So Simon is all ours. My husband and I love him, but I'm the only one who can handle him. He likes women and not men. He's noisy and active and very sweet with me. However, my husband and I are now in our 70s. We are pretty sure Simon will outlive us and don't know what to do for him. He is very attached to me, but I'm also worried that we haven't given him enough companionship. So my questions are: (1) is it too late for us to introduce another bird into his life for companionship or, at 35 years old, is he beyond the age where he can adjust, or would he likely be aggressive with an interloper and (2) how can I find a good caretaker for Simon when the time comes that I can no longer care for him? Also, we moved to San Gabriel, California and I haven't been able to find a veterinarian that treats birds. Although Simon is healthy, I would like to have someone to call on should things change. Does anyone have recommendations for a vet that treats parrots within a 20 mile range of San Gabriel?