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Therapy dogs bring joy and stress relief to dementia patients in Manhattan

Posted at 7:29 PM, Aug 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-30 19:29:35-04

MANHATTAN — For these patients suffering from dementia, a therapy dog program is making all the difference.

An expert says the dogs help stimulate memories, and the tactile stimulation for the patients in the program is soothing and great for stress.