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The Elkhart Truth: Horses Visit Nursing Home Windows

| April 15, 2020

ELKHART — Working for smiles, three horses visited the Riverside Village nursing home in Elkhart on Tuesday morning, walking by the windows of residents’ rooms to change the scenery.

Wess Jackson, co-owner of the American Senior Communities organization that owns Riverside Village and many other Indiana nursing homes, said bringing horses to those communities has always been a part of the organization’s work. Often, the point has been to provide pony rides to grandchildren and a few residents…

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