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Strawberry Park Elementary School students visit with Doak Walker Care Center resident Mollie Mahony on Wednesday.

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Steamboat's Doak Walker Care Center gives residents a new lease on life

Officials say variety and spontaneity are important characteristics in long-term care environments where boredom, loneliness and helplessness are treated like enemies. To combat them, the staff at the Doak Walker Care Center offers a wide range of activities to give a sense of purpose for residents.

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