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  1. Identification and management of cognitive decline in companion animals and the comparisons with Alzheimer's disease: A review

    Contributor(s):: Cory, Julie

  2. Integration of drugs and non-pharmacological intervention to Alzheimer patients

    Contributor(s):: Takeda, Masatoshi

  3. Equine-assisted intervention for people with dementia

    Contributor(s):: Dabelko-Schoeny, H., Phillips, G., Darrough, E., Deanna, S., Jarden, M., Johnson, D., Lorch, G.

    The purpose of this exploratory study was to determine the feasibility and effectiveness of using guided interactions with horses as a nonpharmaceutical intervention to improve the physiological and behavioral states of persons with dementia. A convenience sample of persons with dementia was...

  4. Animal-assisted activity and emotional status of patients with Alzheimer's disease in day care

    Contributor(s):: Mossello, E., Ridolfi, A., Mello, A. M., Lorenzini, G., Mugnai, F., Piccini, C., Barone, D., Peruzzi, A., Masotti, G., Marchionni, N.

  5. Can therapy dogs evoke awareness of one's past and present life in persons with Alzheimer's disease?

    Contributor(s):: Swall, A., Ebbeskog, B., Lundh Hagelin, C., Fagerberg, I.

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  7. Animal Assisted Therapy and Activities in Alzheimer's Disease

    Contributor(s):: Sibel Cevizci, Halil Murat Sen, Fahri Gunes, Elif Karaahment

    This book section discusses animal assisted therapy and its effect on chronic diseases like Alzheimer's Disease.

  8. Newsletter of the American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians, Volume 12

    Contents:Message from the President, pg 1Delta: Foundation Group-Society, pg 1Veterinarians as Leaders In the Pet Partner Programs, pg 2The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer's Website Offers Unique, Innovative Resource for Patients, Families and Caregivers, pg 3Animals and Minor Species in...

  9. A study of animal-assisted therapy and weekday placement of a social therapy dog in an Alzheimer's disease unit

    Contributor(s):: Martin, Daun Adair

  10. Dog-assisted Therapy for Older People with Dementia: A Randomised Controlled Trial in Residential Aged Care Facilities

    Contributor(s):: Perkins, Jacqueline

  11. Family and staff perceptions of pet therapy and the well-being of people with Alzheimer's disease

    Contributor(s):: McCartin, Laurie Erin

  12. HABRI Central Case Studies: Aquariums in Alzheimer's Care Facilities

    Contributor(s):: HABRI Central

    When an aquarium is introduced into a care facility for people suffering from Alzheimer's Disease, staff and residents both find themselves with less to worry about.

  13. Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease

    Dementia is defined by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as “the loss of brain function that occurs with certain diseases.” Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia that gradually becomes...

  14. Divine Canines

    Divine Canines provides free animal-assisted therapy services to various populations in Central Texas. Divine Canines was formed in 2004 by a group of dog lovers who had the goal of sharing the unconditional love of dogs with people confined to special needs facilities in Central Texas. We began...

  15. Dogs as an intervention for behavioral symptoms of older adults with dementia: a systematic review

    | Contributor(s):: Katie E. McLellan, Kirsten Wilbur (adviser)

    The purpose of this systematic review was to determine if dogs are an effective occupational therapy intervention for reducing agitation and increasing social participation among older adults with symptoms of dementia by examining and rating the current published evidence. Studies were included...

  16. 'Sea-ing' results: an aquarium can help boost Alzheimer's patients' appetites

    | Contributor(s):: Lakdawalla, Pervin

  17. Animal-assisted therapy for dementia: a review of the literature

    | Contributor(s):: Filan, Susan L., Llewellyn-Jones, Robert H.

  18. Comparison of the effects of toys versus live animals on the communication of patients with dementia of the Alzheimer's type

    | Contributor(s):: Greer, Kari L., Pustay, Karen A., Zaun, Tracey C., Coppens, Patrick

  19. Contrary to stereotypes, a nursing home resident radiates dignity and joy

    | Contributor(s):: Ladwig, Susan, Fee, Elizabeth, Brown, Theodore M.

  20. Day care and Alzheimer's disease: a weekend program in New York City

    | Contributor(s):: Rabinowitz, Ellen