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Contrary to stereotypes, a nursing home resident radiates dignity and joy
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Contributor(s):: Ladwig, Susan, Fee, Elizabeth, Brown, Theodore M.
Day care and Alzheimer's disease: a weekend program in New York City
Contributor(s):: Rabinowitz, Ellen
Little Magic work wonders
Contributor(s):: Maher, Lisa
Nonpharmacological management of agitated behaviours associated with dementia
Contributor(s):: Forbes, Dorothy A., Peacock, Shelley, Morgan, Debra
Nursing unit designed for Alzheimer's disease patients at Newton Presbyterian Manor
Contributor(s):: Kromm, David, Kromm, Young-Hie Nahm
Patients respond to aquariums
Contributor(s):: Edwards, Nancy E., Beck, Alan M.
Risk factors for clinically diagnosed Alzheimer's disease
Contributor(s):: Baker, F. M., Jordan, Barry, Barclay, Laurie, Schoenberg, Bruce S.
Specialized services for demented residents in Washington state nursing homes: report of a survey
Contributor(s):: Mayers, Kathleen, Block, Christina
Stimulating the Senses [pet therapy]
Contributor(s):: Devi, Gayatri, Mitchell, Deborah R.
STIR--Success Through Individual Recreation: working with the low-functioning resident with dementia or Alzheimer's disease
Contributor(s):: Russen-Rondinone, Tonya, DesRoberts, Anne-Marie M.
Dogs as an intervention for behavioral symptoms of older adults with dementia: a systematic review
Contributor(s):: Katie E. McLellan, Kirsten Wilbur (adviser), Anne B. James (adviser), George Tomlin (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...
Effect of genetic homogeneity on behavioural variability in an object recognition test in cloned Gottingen minipigs
Contributor(s):: Sondergaard, L. V., Herskin, M. S., Ladewig, J., Holm, I. E., Dagnaes-Hansen, F.
The impact of different dog-related stimuli on engagement of persons with dementia
Contributor(s):: Marcia S. Marx, Jiska Cohen-Mansfield, Natalie G. Regier, Maha Dakheel-Ali, Ashok Srihari, Khin Thein
Objective: To provide further empirical evaluation of the effectiveness of animal-assisted therapy in nursing home residents with dementia. Methods: Participants were 56 residents of 2 suburban Maryland nursing homes and had a diagnosis. Activities of daily living performance was assessed via the...
The therapeutic use of pets on an Alzheimer's unit
Contributor(s):: Beyersdorfer, P. S., Birkenhauer, D. M.
Contributions of non-human primates to neuroscience research
Contributor(s):: Capitanio, John P., Emborg, Marina E.
The costs of caring: Impact of dementia on family caregivers
Contributor(s):: Connell, Cathleen M., Janevic, Mary R., Gallant, Mary P.
Animal-assisted activity and emotional status of patients with Alzheimer's disease in day care
Contributor(s):: Mossello, Enrico, Ridolfi, Alessandro, Mello, Anna Maria, Lorenzini, Giulia, Mugnai, Francesco, Piccini, Carolina, Barone, Domenico, Peruzzi, Anna, Masotti, Ciulio, Marchionni, Niccolò
Non-pharmacological approaches for dementia that informal carers might try or access: a systematic review
Contributor(s):: Hulme, C., Wright, J., Crocker, T., Oluboyede, Y., House, A.
Effects of animal-assisted therapy for responding to passive behavior in elderly nursing home residents with dementia: A single subject design study
| Contributor(s):: Cherie Ann Soprano
Passive behavior (PB) is a behavioral disturbance that affects 61 to 88 percent of nursing home residents (NHRs) with dementia. PB in persons with dementia (PWD) often leads to such negative consequences as, social isolation, loss of physical functioning, excess disability, and further cognitive...