Exploring the Health Benefits of Companion Animals on Older Adults
Contributor(s):: Matt Long, Julie M. Fagan
Companion animals can do wonders for people, especially older adults. Living with a pet can reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation as well as lower blood pressure, heart rate and stress. However, the increased costs of owning an animal may discourage seniors on a fixed income from...
Animal Therapy for Elderly with Memory Disorders : A Literature Review
Contributor(s):: Jessica Powell
Memory loss is not a natural and normal part of ageing, but rather a symptom of a disease process. Most individuals with memory loss experience emotional distress or behavioral problems. There is an enormous amount of pressure on caregivers to manage individuals with memory loss without resorting...
Neighbourhoods, dogs and walking: An exploration of factors relevant to healthy aging in place
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| Contributor(s):: Toohey, Ann Madeline
Transitioning registered handler-animal therapy from the institution to the community
| Contributor(s):: Green, Analeah
"Souldog": The Perceived Impact of Companion Animals on Older Lesbian Adults
| Contributor(s):: Putney, Jennifer Meredith
Perceptions and attitudes of school-age children toward older persons and aging
| Contributor(s):: Anasuri, Sadguna