Birds, ferrets, guinea pigs, rabbits and reptiles are the most common patients at the Avian & Exotic Animal Hospital of Louisiana (3635 N. I-10 Service Road W., Metairie, 504-455-6386; www.gregrichdvm.com), according to Dr. Gregory Rich, who opened the clinic in 1993 and sees exotic pets exclusively. He also sees sugar gliders, hedgehogs, rats and monkeys.
The designer with an eye for detail adds custom pieces
When the owner of a renovated Mid-City cottage approached designer Reynaldo Gonzalez, the owner made it clear that the job was more collaboration than carte blanche assignment.
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Mindfulness is one form of different meditations, [a] particular way of paying attention to the present moment with an open curiosity and kindness. On a quiet street tucked behind the Fair Grounds Race Course, there is a little house with several pairs of shoes on the front porch.
where to go, what to know
Explore New Orleans like a local. New Orleans’ neighborhoods outside downtown have their own character and charms, and there’s a lot to see in each of them.
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CARE CENTERS Abundant Life Adult Day
5961 Bullard Ave., Suites 5 & 6, (504) 240-2900
Alzheimer's Day Health Care
West Jefferson Behavioral Center,
229 Bellemeade Blvd., Gretna,
Amazing Grace Adult Day Services
7041 Read Lane, (504) 241-2630
315-317 N. Broad St.,
Day Haven Adult Day Care
920 Fourth St., Gretna, (504) 361-1203; www.dayhaven.org
Greenwalt Adult Day Healthcare Center For People With Alzheimer's disease
1926 18th St., Kenner, (504) 461-5889; www.ccano.org
The Guild at Raphael Village Day
Program for Differently-abled Adults
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