Animals visit assisted living centers

August 18, 2021

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Senior living centers are places that have been hit hard by COVID-19. To avoid exposure, lots of activities or therapy events were canceled.

One of those events was with Scatter Joy Acres and their animals. That was until the animals got a chance to still come visit in a way to keep everyone safe.

“We do monthly visits we have 60 assisted living homes that we go and visit on a monthly rotation,” said Joy Bartling of Scatter Joy Acres.

Thanks to the virus the animal visits changed as the older residents isolate in their rooms, taking away that form of therapy…or so they thought.

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