Ravenna Assisted Living offers pet therapy to our residents every week. Puppy kisses and wagging tails abound at Ravenna. Chaco, Coal, Oliver, Murphy, and Trick bring their human handlers to spread smiles and laughter throughout our home.
Pet therapy encourages social interaction. Spending time with therapy dogs provides residents with a chance to become more social, which can help ease symptoms of depression and anxiety. Contact with pets on a regular basis has been shown to improve cognitive functioning, balance emotional concerns and increase feelings of enthusiasm and interest.
For more information check out https://www.goldencarers.com/pet-therapy-in-nursing-homes/4405/