Paw-gust: Furry (And Feathered) Friends in Long Term Care

Gracie the chicken has become a regular visitor at Good Samaritan Society – WillowWind Assisted Living in Prescott, Arizona.

Her calm presence and love of being pet has won over residents: “She’ll just lay there on your lap. She just keeps looking at you like, ‘Keep petting me!’ You know how dogs like to pet between their ears? Well, she likes to be pat on the back,” said resident Barbara Herbert.

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