AOS & Friends Care: What Can WE Do to Help?

Dedicated to Serving Direct Care Needs and Supporting Programs and Events for Those Affected by Dementia

AOS&FC Offers Personalized Music Players

It has always been universally understood that listening to one’s favorite music is enjoyable and can lift one’s mood. However, during the past few years we’ve come to better understand that therapeutic value music can have on those with dementia.

AOS&FC offers a program which provides a player loaded with personalized songs for qualified individuals. To learn more, click here

Companion Robo Pet Program Something to Bark About

Joyce Gross, a resident at Pinehurst Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, cuddles and talks softly with a pair of companion robo pets. Her smile is simply contagious and grows broader with each stroke of the cat and dog.

After reading an article about the use of companion robo pets in a skilled nursing facility with its residents who have dementia, John Barrett, of Pinehurst, wanted to make a program of this kind a reality here in Moore County for residents like Gross. Barrett had already witnessed the impact of making visits with his own therapy dog firsthand and how the visits left residents asking for more time with the dog.

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