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Horse Visit Cheers Up The Oaks - Brevard NC


Last updated 4/22/2020 at 3:59pm

On Tuesday, members of the Shoal Creek Farm family, including owners Olivia Corn and Ryan Ducker (center), brought some joy to residents at The Oaks of Brevard by bringing three horses – Maggie, Belle and Apollo – to visit the facility. (Times photo by Jeremiah Reed)

With many Americans continuing to adapt to social distancing and staying at home as much as possible, elderly residents at nursing facilities across the country – one of the groups facing the highest risk of complications related to the coronavirus – have suddenly been cut off from their loved ones, as many facilities have restricted visitation to prevent the spread of the virus.

But on Tuesday, there were smiles all around at The Oaks of Brevard thanks to a trio of special four-legged guests that spent the morning visiting with residents and bringing some much-needed joy.

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