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Friday, August 27, 2004

Talking To The Birds

When seniors move into long term care facilities, they are forced to give up their pets. Occasionally, some long-term care facilities will offer weekly or monthly access to pets. Pets are said to decrease stress levels, create therapeutic bonds, and create an overall sense of happiness for residents.

One long term care facility offers parakeets as an alternative to the no-pets policy. Parakeets