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Identification and management of cognitive decline in companion animals and the comparisons with Alzheimer's disease: A review
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| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Cory, Julie
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research
Cory, Julie, 9 The Rookery, Brandon, Suffolk, United Kingdom,...
Integration of drugs and non-pharmacological intervention to Alzheimer patients
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Takeda, Masatoshi
Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Takeda, Masatoshi, Department of Psychiatry, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine,...
Equine-assisted intervention for people with dementia
| Journal Articles | 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...
Animal-assisted activity and emotional status of patients with Alzheimer's disease in day care
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mossello, E., Ridolfi, A., Mello, A. M., Lorenzini, G., Mugnai, F., Piccini, C., Barone, D., Peruzzi, A., Masotti, G., Marchionni, N.
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Unit of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine...
Can therapy dogs evoke awareness of one's past and present life in persons with Alzheimer's disease?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Swall, A., Ebbeskog, B., Lundh Hagelin, C., Fagerberg, I.
Int J Older People Nurs
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Department of Neurobiology, Caring Science and Social Science, Karolinska Institutet,...
| Journal Articles
J Gerontol Nurs
0098-9134 (Print)0098-9134 (Linking)
Animal Assisted Therapy and Activities in Alzheimer's Disease
| Book Sections | 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.
Newsletter of the American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians, Volume 12
Message from the President, pg 1
Delta: Foundation Group-Society, pg 1
Veterinarians as Leaders In the Pet Partner Programs, pg 2
The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer's Website...
A study of animal-assisted therapy and weekday placement of a social therapy dog in an Alzheimer's disease unit
| Theses | Contributor(s): Martin, Daun Adair
Washington State University
Dog-assisted Therapy for Older People with Dementia: A Randomised Controlled Trial in Residential Aged Care Facilities
| Theses | Contributor(s): Perkins, Jacqueline
The University of Queensland
Family and staff perceptions of pet therapy and the well-being of people with Alzheimer's disease
| Theses | Contributor(s): McCartin, Laurie Erin
California State University
Long Beach, CA
HABRI Central Case Studies: Aquariums in Alzheimer's Care Facilities
| Videos | 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.
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...
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...
Dogs as an intervention for behavioral symptoms of older adults with dementia: a systematic review
| Theses | 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...
'Sea-ing' results: an aquarium can help boost Alzheimer's patients' appetites
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lakdawalla, Pervin
Contemporary Long Term Care
Animal-assisted therapy for dementia: a review of the literature
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Filan, Susan L., Llewellyn-Jones, Robert H.
Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Comparison of the effects of toys versus live animals on the communication of patients with dementia of the Alzheimer's type
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Greer, Kari L., Pustay, Karen A., Zaun, Tracey C., Coppens, Patrick
Coppens, Patrick, Plattsburgh State U of New York, Communication Disorders & Sciences Sibley Hall,...
Contrary to stereotypes, a nursing home resident radiates dignity and joy
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ladwig, Susan, Fee, Elizabeth, Brown, Theodore M.
American Journal of Public Health
Day care and Alzheimer's disease: a weekend program in New York City
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Rabinowitz, Ellen
Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics