For Silvercrest residents, Levi comes before bingo

silvercrest levi dog annette mernik

Cindi Chapman brings her Pomeranian and Terrier, Levi, to Silvercrest Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Crestview each month to visit with residents. Here, Levi visits with Silvercrest resident Annette Mernik.

Special to the News Bulletin
Published: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 05:57 PM.

CRESTVIEW — Silvercrest Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center’s residents monthly anticipate visits from a furry friend.

Staffer Cindi Chapman brings her Pomeranian and Terrier, Levi, to visit with residents at the Crestview facility.

“This is what life is all about: enjoying the things that we were once used to,” resident Annette Mernik said. “One of the most enjoyable events that I can’t wait to participate in is the pet visits.

“Other residents may love their B-I-N-G-O, but I love my (Levi).”



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