Pet Therapy
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We have witnessed the first-hand benefits of pet therapy for our residents and they are incredible! Scientifically proven to reduce blood pressure and physical pain, improve cardio health and mood, we encourage this activity each week at our home.

The benefits are endless and include:
  • lessens depression
  • decreases feelings of isolation and alienation
  • encourages communication
  • provides comfort
  • increases socialization
  • lowers anxiety
  • creates motivation for the residents to recover faster
  • reduces loneliness
  • increases joint movement and improves recovery time
  • maintains or increases motor skills
  • provides motivation to move more, stretch farther, exercise longer

-research adapted from "Paws for People".