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Morning Pointe Lantern residents celebrates with furry friends

August 8, 2018

Lori Baier, a regular volunteer at The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer's Center of Excellence, Russell, brought a whole host of furry friends to Family Night for the residents of the memory care community to enjoy.

RUSSELL, Ky. — For July’s Family Night, The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence in Russell, Kentucky, celebrated with some cute and cuddly creatures.

Lori Baier, who regularly volunteers with the memory care community, brought several animals from her family’s farm for the residents to cuddle, according to a news release from the facility. The event drew more than 100 guests.

“We look forward to having Lori and her furry friends back at [The Lantern] for another fun-filled day,” said Jessica Cox, the Lantern program director, in the release.

Volunteers interested in working with The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence in Russell may contact Jessica Cox by phone at 606-824-9248 or by email at russell-lan-lpd@morningpointe.com.

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