Serenity aviary in a nursing home

6 Ways to Bring Nature into your Nursing Home

The benefits of nature in nursing homes can’t be overlooked.

This begs the question: What are the most effective natural decorations and what’re the easiest ways to implement them?

This post explores 6 natural elements, their benefits, and tips for implementing them in your nursing home.


Blue Mind Theory: What it is and How to Use it to Your Advantage

Have you ever felt more peaceful, happy, or creative when interacting with water?

If so, you’ve experienced Blue Mind.

In this post, we discuss what the Blue Mind Theory is, along with tips so can take advantage of this phenomenon.

Why should you implement The Blue Mind Theory in your home or facility? Read on to find out!

Serenity aquarium in a medical waiting room

Office Fish Tanks – Everything You Need to Know

Have you ever considered adding a fish tank to your office space?

Research has shown their benefits in offices go far beyond their aesthetic appeal.

What are these benefits? What type of fish tank is best? How large should an office fish tank be?

Check out our comprehensive blog to answer these questions and more!


Shaft-Tail Finch or Long Tailed Finch

Meet the Shaft-Tail Finch, one of the many beautiful birds in our aviaries.

Here, you can learn about their physical appearance, natural habitat, behavior, and breeding habits.

We also discuss proper care for them, so take a look if you plan to have your own Shaft-Tail Finches.

Serenity service technician cleaning aquarium sump system

What to Expect on your First Aquarium Cleaning

Now that your aquarium is all set up, you’re probably anticipating your first aquarium cleaning.

How can your prepare for our first visit? What are the main activities we perform on your aquarium?

Read on to learn more.

couple outside watching birds

New Study on Bird Encounters and Mental Wellbeing

According to newly published research, the sights and sounds of birds can actually improve our mental wellbeing.

How did they discover this? How can we use this data to our advantage?

Keep reading to find out.

woman sitting with birman cat

Best Pets for Nursing Homes

Animals are great companions for nursing home residents, but some types and breeds are better in this setting than others.

Read on to see some recommended animals for nursing homes, along with methods to safely include them in your community.

green singer finch

Green Singer Finch

Welcome to the first post of our blog series: The Finches of Serenity!

This post talks all about the African Green Singer Finch.

If you want to learn about its natural habitat, physical appearance, behaviors, and how to properly care for them, we encourage you to read further!