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  1. Greening the lifecycle: Ecopsychology, aging and art therapy

    Contributor(s):: Rugh, Madeline M., King, Straja Linder, Kopytin, Alexander, Rugh, Madeline

  2. Pet therapy: Enhancing social and cardiovascular wellness in community dwelling older adults

    Contributor(s):: Krause-Parello, Cheryl A., Kolassa, John

  3. Internet users' perception of the importance of signs commonly seen in old animals with age-related diseases

    Contributor(s):: M. Davies

    Unless practices are running a screening programme to detect disease, veterinarians rely on owners to recognise abnormal signs and present their animal to them for examination and diagnosis. Common age-related diseases often present with similar clinical signssuch as polydipsia, weight loss...

  4. 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...

  5. Animais solidários: a zooterapia como extensão universitária para idosos institucionalizados

    Contributor(s):: Gisele Dela Ricci, Carina Torelli, Maria de Fatima Martins, Thiago William de Almeida

    This study aimed to introduce different animals into Vicente de Paulo Asylum quotidian, in Pirassununga city, State of São Paulo, through the lonely animals’ project of veterinary medicine and husbandry faculty of São Paulo State University, researching identify the best way...

  6. 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...

  7. Greening the lifecycle: Ecopsychology, aging and art therapy

    Contributor(s):: Rugh, Madeline M., King, Straja Linder

  8. Effects of removal on a lightly exploited coyote population in eastern Nevada

    Contributor(s):: Jackson, Patrick J.

  9. Refinement of biomarker pentosidine methodology for use on aging birds

    Contributor(s):: Cooey, C. K., Fallo, J. A., Avery, M. L., Anderson, J. T., Falkenstei, E. A., Klandorf, H.

  10. [The Oopoeh Foundation pairs owners and the elderly. Cosy and healthy: a 55+ babysitter for companion animals]

    Contributor(s):: Brouwer, S.

  11. Assessment of severity and progression of canine cognitive dysfunction syndrome using the CAnine DEmentia Scale (CADES)

    Contributor(s):: Madari, A., Farbakova, J., Katina, S., Smolek, T., Novak, P., Weissova, T., Novak, M., Zilka, N.

    Cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS) represents a group of symptoms related to the aging of the canine brain. These changes ultimately lead to a decline of memory function and learning abilities, alteration of social interaction, impairment of normal housetraining, changes in sleep-wake cycle and...

  12. 'I'd rather wear out than rust out': autobiologies of ageing equestriennes

    Contributor(s):: Davis, Dona L., Maurstad, Anita, Dean, Sarah

  13. Re-evaluating the Role of Companion Animals in the Era of the Aging Boomer

    Contributor(s):: Rebecca J. Huss

    The Census Bureau reports that the number of Americans sixty-five years and older is expected to double to 88.5 million by 2050, and will represent 19% of the population by 2030.  Not only is the percentage of the population over sixty-five years of age growing, but the...

  14. Fostering the human-animal bond for older adults: Challenges and opportunities

    Contributor(s):: Anderson, Keith A., Lord, Linda K., Hill, Lawrence N., McCune, Sandra

    Older adults are at high risk for physical illness and emotional disorders, particularly those of lower socioeconomic status. Pet ownership has the potential to reduce the impact of these problems by providing companionship, reducing social isolation, and enhancing physical activity and...

  15. Human-animal interaction in the aging boom

    Contributor(s):: Johnson, Rebecca, Bibbo, Jessica, Fine, Aubrey H.

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

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    | Contributor(s):: Toohey, Ann Madeline

  17. Los beneficios de la terapia asistida por animales como alternativa terapeutica para los profesionales de la salud al ofrecer servicios a envejecientes de 45 anos en adelante con diagnostico de discapacidad intelectual

    | Contributor(s):: Lugo Rios, Eric R.

  18. The Elderly and Their Pets

  19. Understanding the Human-Animal Bond: Implications for Practice with Community-Living Older Adults

    | Contributor(s):: Callahan, Ann M., Brotherton, Regina, Vakalahi, Halaevalu F. Ofahengaue, Simpson, Gaynell M., Giunta, Nancy

  20. The role of pet ownership in the lives of older people: a review