HorseAbility’s miniature therapy ponies Aiden and Pearl are visiting Central Island Healthcare on Thursday, November 9th at 2:15 PM.

Plainview, NY, October 27, 2017 —- Pearl and Aiden are specifically trained to work with the elderly and people with special needs. Therapy Horses help individuals learn more about themselves and about relationship dynamics in people’s lives. From Seniors affected by Alzheimer’s and Dementia to middle & high school-aged at-risk youths of all-levels of physical, psychological, and social functioning as well as for those for whom horseback riding is contraindicated, but would still benefit from equine related activities.

“We are excited to provide such an exciting program at our facility. This is certainly different and we know the residents will embrace Pearl and Aiden’s visit,” stated Arthur Boden, Administrator of Central Island Healthcare.

About Central Island Healthcare
Central Island Healthcare is a premiere 202 bed, sub-acute rehabilitation and skilled nursing center. Residents are a vital part of Central Island Healthcare, and their safety, health, happiness, and overall well-being is paramount. Our priority is to preserve our residents’ dignity and self-respect, while providing the very best environment and the highest level of care. The facility is located in Plainview, NY – conveniently situated just minutes from the Northern State Parkway and the Long Island Expressway, just off the Seaford-Oyster Bay Expressway. For more information please visit www.centralislandhealthcare.com

About HorseAbility
HorseAbility’s mission is to improve the lives of individuals with special needs through facilitated interactions with horses. HorseAbility offers a wide range of horse-related programs to the community to promote the physical, psychological, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being of its’ participants. As a leader in the field, HorseAbility is committed to developing programs and engaging with community partners to increase education and implementing creative innovations. For more information please visit www.HorseAbility.org

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