In our youth obsessed material world, oft times the forgotten ones are the more senior members of our community. But thankfully there are many who argue that age should be no barrier to our compassion, the good fold at Karingal Aged Care in Seymour being in their number. And last Thursday saw their Christmas Festivities kick off; amidst the mirth, merriment and music, happy farm animals mingled. “These occasions are just so important to all of us here at Edgar’s Mission Farm Sanctuary” said the Founder & Director of this not for profit group, Pam Ahern. “Farm animals, like the elderly often fall off the radar of many, yet both welcome the caress of human kindness, respond to cheery faces and enjoy mental stimulation. You only have to look at the happy faces of both the residents and the animals here today to know that our time has been well spent”
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