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Therapy tool arrives at Shabbona center

Published: Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 1:15 a.m. CST
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Alexis Wooden, activity director at Shabbona Living Centers, displays Stella, a robotic seal for use in therapy for senior citizens. Photo submitted by Patricia Croom.

SHABBONA – Stella, a therapeutic robot seal, recently arrived at Shabbona Living Centers, for use in providing senior citizens with a sense of companionship.

The facility is the only long-term care site in Illinois to receive the robot. Call 815-824-2194 for more information.

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