An article from the highly regarded Senior Living Foresight covers many of Anthem Memory Care communities’ special moments of joy with residents. You can read the full article here.
The Yoga Goats Visit Greenridge Place
Summary: The residents at Greenridge Place Memory Care enjoyed a very special yoga session. It was covered in CBS Local station KCNC in Denver, Colorado. Enjoy the video:
The sessions combine mind and motion. Had 2 goats as therapy pets for the last couple years. Decided to do their own goat therapy.
Yoga helps maintain muscle and movement while goats stimulate the mind.
It gives our elders Soft to touch, sensory as well as something soft to touch.
Michelle Meyer, LED.
“Goats are amazing,” Michelle says. “They lift spirits. Especially for the elderly. Something that’s a sensory [experience] as well as something soft to touch.
A Lot of their residents lived in the Midwest and some lived on farms. Having the goats in stimulated some memories.
Yoga is beneficial in many ways.