Pogo did his first official visit since certification at the Merrimack County Nursing Home. Although he is 12, he is a rookie at this therapy dog routine but he had a very good time and seemed quite comfortable navigating patients' rooms, wheelchairs, tubing, etc. Many residents' scrambled to sitting positions or reached out to get … Continue reading Merrimack County Nursing Home
Today Finn and Jack visited our ‘regulars’ at Sunapee Cove. We had a great time with Dot, Constance, Shirley, Bernie and others. Tony, the Director, asked if we would like to visit the Memory Care Unit. Peg, the Recreation Director brought us down. I am so glad we did! We made several new friends and … Continue reading Sunapee Cove
Marshawn and I enjoyed our Saturday morning visit this Memorial Day weekend! Holli and Marshawn
Marshawn and I have enjoyed our visits at MCNH. Barbara, the volunteer coordinator and the entire nursing staff are very helpful in directing us to residents who really enjoy time with Marshawn. It is an absolute pleasure to spend time with the residents and staff. Holli and Marshawn
Missy and I went to the 21st Annual Dog parade at Woodcrest!! It might be fun to have a few more CAP volunteers attend as it is really sweet and Pat Nelson is a resident there. I believe she was a CAP Board member a few years back. Bev and Missy
We were asked to join another therapy dog group today to visit the high school. It went very well and the school is thinking about having us over every month.
Another nice visit with Francine and Adele the poodle sisters. They have become the welcome crew as people arrive for the day, which seems to be much appreciated!
Great visit with Thunder and Skye. They really make people happy. Mike , Skye, and Thunder
Enjoyed our visit with quite a few residents, including the oldest woman in NH 110 years young! We also spent time in Memory Cove with Sunapee Cove, visiting 2 patients. Holli and Marshawn
Today Francine and I visited for 45 minutes at Scotland House in Quechee Vt, an adult day care program. I also took Francine's younger sister Adele, in training as a therapy dog, along in the car with us, and after careful full disclosure that she has not completed her therapy dog certification, she was still … Continue reading Scotland House