"Being in the present": the meaning of the interaction between persons with Alzheimer's disease and a therapy dog
Contributor(s):: Swall, Anna
'Sea-ing' results: an aquarium can help boost Alzheimer's patients' appetites
Contributor(s):: Lakdawalla, Pervin
A day care program and evaluation of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) for the elderly with senile dementia
Contributor(s):: Kanamori, M., Suzuki, M., Yamamoto, K., Kanda, M., Matsui, Y., Kojima, E., Fukawa, H., Sugita, T., Oshiro, H.
A study of animal-assisted therapy and weekday placement of a social therapy dog in an Alzheimer's disease unit
Contributor(s):: Martin, Daun Adair
A systematic mapping review of animal-assisted therapies for adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias : implications for occupational therapy
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 implications for occupational therapy in addressing dementia-specific quality of life (QoL). This study...
Contributor(s):: Valotassiou, V., Archimandritis, S., Sifakis, N., Papatriantafyllou, J., Georgoulias, P.
Alzheimer's patients and their caregivers: the role of the human-animal bond
Contributor(s):: Manor, W.
An Exploration of Equine-Assisted Therapy to Improve Balance, Functional Capacity, and Cognition in Older Adults With Alzheimer Disease
Contributor(s):: Borges de Araujo, T., Martins, W. R., Freitas, M. P., Camargos, E., Mota, J., Safons, M. P.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Alzheimer disease (AD) is a chronic, progressive dementia syndrome that features cognitive and behavioral symptoms, as well as physical and functional limitations that develop over the course of the disease. As an activity that involves physical and cognitive aspects,...
Animal Assisted Therapy and Activities in Alzheimer's Disease
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.
Animal assisted therapy for people with dementia
Contributor(s):: Motomura, Naoyasu, Yagi, Takayoshi, Ohyama, Hitomi
Animal-assisted activity and emotional status of patients with Alzheimer's disease in day care
Contributor(s):: Mossello, Enrico, Ridolfi, Alessandro, Mello, Anna Maria, Lorenzini, Giulia, Mugnai, Francesco, Piccini, Carolina, Barone, Domenico, Peruzzi, Anna, Masotti, Ciulio, Marchionni, Niccolò
Animal-assisted therapy and nutrition in Alzheimer's disease
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| Contributor(s):: Nancy Edwards, Alan M. Beck
This study examined the influence of animal-assisted therapy, specifically fish aquariums, on nutritional intake in individuals with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Sixty-two individuals with AD who lived in specialized units were studied. Baseline nutritional data were obtained followed by a...
Animal-assisted therapy for dementia: a review of the literature
| Contributor(s):: Filan, Susan L., Llewellyn-Jones, Robert H.
Association with companion animals and the expression of noncognitive symptoms in Alzheimer's patients
| Contributor(s):: Fritz, C. L., Farver, T. B., Kass, P. H., Hart, L. A.
Can therapy dogs evoke awareness of one's past and present life in persons with Alzheimer's disease?
| Contributor(s):: Swall, A., Ebbeskog, B., Lundh Hagelin, C., Fagerberg, I.
Canines Can Be Trained for Caregiver Assistance
Care at the end of life
| Contributor(s):: Volicer, L.
Changing the culture for dementia care : the path to a better quality of life for people with Alzheimer's disease
| Contributor(s):: Griffin, Randy L.
Companion animals and the psychological health of Alzheimer patients' caregivers
| Contributor(s):: Fritz, C. L., Farver, T. B., Hart, L. A., Kass, P. H.
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
| Contributor(s):: Petterson, M., Loy, D. P.