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Date:1/16/2008

of how animals have changed the lives of Silverado's residents are myriad.

"One lady with no family came here after her husband passed away and she was completely despondent," said Carole Shaw, administrator of Silverado's memory impairment community in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. The community is home to seven dogs, seven cats, a pot-bellied pig, a chinchilla, as well as guinea pigs, birds, and fish. The community also brings a full-grown horse to visit residents in their rooms. "One of our cats 'adopted' her and began to go to her room every night to sleep with her. The lady's life was transformed. She began to find tremendous satisfaction and happiness because of having the cat to care for."

According to Shook, Silverado's unusual policies regarding pets are among the reasons for the substantial impact the company has had on its residents' health. Since 1999, more than 1,400 Silverado residents have regained the ability to walk and over 1,100 have learned to feed themselves again, thanks to the company's care practices.

Silverado's copyrighted pet-care manual, "Our Living Environment: Philosophies on Pet Care and Policies and Procedures," requires that each Silverado memory impairment community have at least one dog and one cat for every 25 residents, one bird for every four residents, and one aquarium for every 40 residents.

Most of the pets are adopted from animal rescue organizations and Silverado executives are constantly on the lookout for new creatures for their menagerie. Employees are also encouraged to bring their own pets to work, not only for their own pleasure, but for the residents, as well.

Silverado Senior Living, founded in 1996, is headquartered in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. The company's web site is: http://www.Silveradosenior.com.


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