Furry Friend Pays a Visit to Nashoba Park Residents

Mary Gardener with Sir Erik the alpaca

Nashoba Park Assisted Living was filled with smiles and delight as Sir Erik the alpaca, from Harvard Alpaca Ranch, paid a special visit.

Residents got the opportunity to connect with the animal, pet his soft fur and enjoy his calming presence.

Harvard Alpaca Ranch is family-owned and operated. Owners Matthew and Amy Varrell hope to educate the public on their amazing alpacas, produce high quality, sustainable goods, and build an alpaca therapy program.

The gentle, sweet characteristics of alpacas shone through on Sir Erik’s visit to Nashoba Park. Residents at the assisted living community had great fun in his company, and Sir Erik’s soothing, therapeutic effect truly enhanced the community’s day.