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  1. "Souldog": The Perceived Impact of Companion Animals on Older Lesbian Adults

    Contributor(s):: Putney, Jennifer Meredith

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. Neighbourhoods, dogs and walking: An exploration of factors relevant to healthy aging in place

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    | Contributor(s):: Toohey, Ann Madeline

  5. Perceptions and attitudes of school-age children toward older persons and aging

    | Contributor(s):: Anasuri, Sadguna

  6. Transitioning registered handler-animal therapy from the institution to the community

    | Contributor(s):: Green, Analeah