The important role pets play in therapy has long been recognized. Researchers have found that pets have a calming effect on humans and benefit their well being. Professionals in the field of pet assisted therapy find that pets can lower blood pressure and stress levels. Pets give patients a reason to interact, offer a chance to exercise and provide a sense of security or intimacy. Logan Elm Health Care has a beautiful bird aviary located in the front lobby. You may also see Sophie, an adorable Shi-Zhu, who visits 2-3 times per week. We welcome local pet centers and the zoo for the variety of pets they bring to share on a regular basis.