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The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence, Franklin (TN) volunteer Annabel Polis, executive director Ashley Briggs, resident Ann Harman, and volunteer Angela Rinehart spend time with Rinehart’s goat, Juju. An animal lover at heart, Rinehart has made the decision to train her two goats, Penelope and Juju, to be therapy pets. As part of their training, Angela and her son, Jack, brought Juju and Penelope to visit with the residents the memory care community. “Residents and guests were excited to give and receive love to these sweet animals. Jack and Angela shared funny stories about the goats, and the residents had the opportunity to feed and pet them. Everyone was smiling and laughing!” Briggs says. “Pet therapy has been found to relieve anxiety, bring happiness, and help individuals with dementia to connect with their nurturing side, so we are very happy to have Angela share her unique therapy animals with us.”