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Robotic pets provide companionship, comfort to dementia patients

Dementia patients at a rehabilitation center in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, are benefiting from a new pet therapy program through the Joy For All Companion Pets robotic pets. The robotic pets were gifted by the Lancaster Lions Club.

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