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  1. A systematic mapping review of animal-assisted therapies for adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias : implications for occupational therapy

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Michelle Rose

    The objective of this thesis was to map the current state of knowledge of animal-assisted therapies (AAT) for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) and to derive...

  2. "Being in the present": the meaning of the interaction between persons with Alzheimer's disease and a therapy dog

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Swall, Anna

    2015 Karolinska Institutet Dept. of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society English text

  3. The New Breed of Service Dog: Canine Caregivers for Dementia and Alzheimer's Patients

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    There are approximately 5.3 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, and millions more with some other form of dementia. New advancements are being made every year in the...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

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

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lakdawalla, Pervin

    2003 Contemporary Long Term Care 28 8750-9652 text

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

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

    2006 International Psychogeriatrics 18 4 597-611 1041-6102 10.1017/s1041610206003322 eng Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia. text

  8. 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

    2001 Clinical Gerontologist 24 3-4 157-182 0731-7115 10.1300/J018v24n03_13 Coppens, Patrick, Plattsburgh State U of New York, Communication Disorders & Sciences Sibley Hall,...

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

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

    2006 American Journal of Public Health 96 7 1163-1163 0090-0036 text

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

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Rabinowitz, Ellen

    1986 Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics 4 3 95-103 0270-3181 text

  11. Little Magic work wonders

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Maher, Lisa

    2001 Contemporary Long Term Care 24 7 13 8750-9652 eng text

  12. Nonpharmacological management of agitated behaviours associated with dementia

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Forbes, Dorothy A., Peacock, Shelley, Morgan, Debra

    2005 Geriatrics and Aging 8 4 26-30 1488-8408 text

  13. Nursing unit designed for Alzheimer's disease patients at Newton Presbyterian Manor

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kromm, David, Kromm, Young-Hie Nahm

    1985 Nursing Homes 34 3 30-31 0029-649X text

  14. Patients respond to aquariums

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Edwards, Nancy E., Beck, Alan M.

    2002 Provider 28 6 47-48 0888-0352 eng Purdue University School of Nursing, West Lafayette, Ind., USA. text

  15. Risk factors for clinically diagnosed Alzheimer's disease

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Baker, F. M., Jordan, Barry, Barclay, Laurie, Schoenberg, Bruce S.

    1993 International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 8 5 379-385 0885-6230 text

  16. Specialized services for demented residents in Washington state nursing homes: report of a survey

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mayers, Kathleen, Block, Christina

    1990 American Journal of Alzheimer's Care and Related Disorders and Research 5 4 17-21 1082-5207 text

  17. Stimulating the Senses [pet therapy]

    | Book Sections | Contributor(s): Devi, Gayatri, Mitchell, Deborah R.

    2004 What your doctor may not tell you about Alzheimer's disease: the complete guide to preventing, treating, and coping with memory loss 185-187 0-446-69188-7 Warner Books New York, NY text

  18. STIR--Success Through Individual Recreation: working with the low-functioning resident with dementia or Alzheimer's disease

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Russen-Rondinone, Tonya, DesRoberts, Anne-Marie M.

    1996 American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease 11 1 32-35 1082-5207 text

  19. The impact of different dog-related stimuli on engagement of persons with dementia

    | Journal Articles | 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...

  20. Effects of animal-assisted therapy for responding to passive behavior in elderly nursing home residents with dementia: A single subject design study

    | Theses | 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...