Therapy dogs visit Hearthstone Assisted Living

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - In honor of National Assisted Living Week, residents at Good Samaritan Society –Hearthstone Assisted Living in Sioux Falls received a special treat.

“Many of the residents grew up on farms or had dogs growing up, and these therapy dogs evoke so many wonderful memories for them. You can hear the laughter and storytelling between them. What brings me joy is making my residents happy, and these dogs bring them so much happiness,” said Hearthstone Assisted Living manager Hannah Peters.

“Oh, I love it. They’re just so nice. I used to have them when I was a kid. They’re just such nice dogs. They’re trained so well. I love to see them. They just very nice dogs - so nice and clean,” said assisted living resident Shirley Horner.

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