“Petting the dogs is very, very therapeutic,” explains Lindsay Kim, a registered nurse at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
“We’re not curing cancer, but I know we’ve made a difference,” believes Anna Liau, a People-Animal Connection (PAC) volunteer.
“The dogs always make her smile,” reveals Lisa Salgado, mother of 26-year-old Maria Salgado. Christmas carol singing People-Animal Connection volunteers visited the Salgado family at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
“People singing and bringing the dogs makes me so happy,” confesses Yacoob Madha, a patient at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
UCLA Health Volunteer Services has launched a new birthday program to help brighten the day for patients who would probably prefer to be spending their birthdays somewhere else. For adult patients who consent to be recognized on their birthdays, [...]