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  1. Procedural and emotional religious activity therapy: connecting cognition and affective aspects of Alzheimer's disease

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Vance, D. E.

    Procedural and Emotional Religious Activity Therapy is a new approach for involving adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias with spiritually-laden activities. This therapy works by...

  2. 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.

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

    | Theses | Contributor(s): McCartin, Laurie Erin

    2004 49 p. California State University Long Beach, CA English text

  4. '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

  5. 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

  6. 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,...

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. Non-pharmacological approaches for dementia that informal carers might try or access: a systematic review

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hulme, C., Wright, J., Crocker, T., Oluboyede, Y., House, A.

    2010 International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 25 7 756-763 0885-6230 10.1002/gps.2429 Academic Unit of Health Economics, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, UK text

  13. The influence of animal-assisted therapy on nutrition of Alzheimer's disease individuals

    | Book Sections | Contributor(s): Edwards, N.

    2001 Nursing: A New Era for Action, International Council of Nurses ICN 22nd Quadrennial Congress, 10-15 June 2001, Copenhagen. 606-606 International Council of Nurses Geneva,...

  14. Care at the end of life

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Volicer, L.

    2001 Alzheimer's Care Quarterly 2 3 59-66 1525-3279 Clinical Director, E.N. Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, 200 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730. E-mail: text

  15. Comparing the effectiveness of animal interaction, digital music relaxation, and humor on the galvanic skin response of individuals with Alzheimer's disease: implications for recreational therapy

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Petterson, M., Loy, D. P.

    2008 Annual in Therapeutic Recreation 16 129-145 Project Coordinator, Kostopulos Dream Foundation, Salt Lake City, Utah text

  16. Dogs - and handlers - specially trained for animal assisted memory therapy

    | Journal Articles

    2007 Canadian Nursing Home 18 3 27-28 0847-5520 text

  17. Special care for dementia in nursing homes: overview of innovations in programs and activities

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Van Haitsma, K., Ruckdeschel, K.

    2001 Alzheimer's Care Quarterly 2 3 49-56 1525-3279 Polisher Research Institute c/o Temple Continuing Care Center, 5301 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA 19141 text

  18. Student spotlight. Pet therapy and increased socialization among elderly clients

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Combs, A.

    2002 Kentucky Nurse 50 4 15-16 0742-8367 Department of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky text

  19. The impacts of live-in animals and plants on nursing home residents: a pilot longitudinal investigation

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ruckdeschel, K., Van Haitsma, K.

    2001 Alzheimer's Care Quarterly 2 4 17-27 1525-3279 Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center,...

  20. The effects of pet therapy on the social behavior of institutionalized Alzheimer's clients

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): L.G. Kongable, Kathleen C. Buckwalter, J.M. Stolley

    Twelve (N = 12) Alzheimer's (AD) residents of a Special Care Unit in a large midwest Veterans' Home were observed for the effects of the presence of a pet dog on eight social behaviors: smiles,...