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Animal Assisted Therapy for Elderly with Dementia

August 29, 2017 | Blog

The benefits of having a four-legged friend can be invaluable, especially for seniors suffering from dementia. That’s why Spring Hills offers pet-friendly assisted living as part of our holistic approach to senior care. The emotional well-being of our clients is as important as their physical health. For dementia patients, it can be even more vital. That’s why we are proud of our PAW (“Pets Are Welcome”) program.

Discover the Benefits of Pet Therapy in Dementia

Spring Hill caregivers have seen how interaction with pets benefits seniors time and time again, by:

Because pets offer unconditional love and affection, they are excellent for:

For dementia patients who feel out of touch with the world around them or have difficulties expressing themselves, interaction with a friendly animal can be particularly uplifting and therapeutic. Pets can provide priceless assistance in terms of:

Enjoy Pet-Friendly Assisted Living at Spring Hills

Whether they are animal lovers or need ways to come out of their shells, seniors, especially those of our memory care programs, get so much out of the animal assisted therapy we offer at Spring Hills – and the pets themselves love bringing joy and comfort into our residents’ lives.

Contact us to find out more about the PAW Program and how it can help your loved one.

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