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William Howeth loved the Orchard's finches so much that after his death, his family requested donations to the aviary program in lieu of flowers.

Assisted living bird program provides therapy to residents

Posted on January 13, 2016 at 9:54 am

The Orchard Assisted Living Facility has an aviary program that Deborah Hundley, the facility’s activity coordinator, said is a good source of sensory stimulation for the facility’s residents. The aviary, which is set up like a cabinet, includes 10 Gouldian Finches. “It reminds them of being at home,”...
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