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  1. Divine Canines

    Divine Canines provides free animal-assisted therapy services to various populations in Central Texas. Divine Canines was formed in 2004 by a group of dog lovers who had the goal of sharing the unconditional love of dogs with people confined to special needs facilities in Central Texas. We began...

  2. 'Sea-ing' results: an aquarium can help boost Alzheimer's patients' appetites

    | Contributor(s):: Lakdawalla, Pervin

  3. Animal-assisted therapy for dementia: a review of the literature

    | Contributor(s):: Filan, Susan L., Llewellyn-Jones, Robert H.

  4. Comparison of the effects of toys versus live animals on the communication of patients with dementia of the Alzheimer's type

    | Contributor(s):: Greer, Kari L., Pustay, Karen A., Zaun, Tracey C., Coppens, Patrick

  5. Contrary to stereotypes, a nursing home resident radiates dignity and joy

    | Contributor(s):: Ladwig, Susan, Fee, Elizabeth, Brown, Theodore M.

  6. Day care and Alzheimer's disease: a weekend program in New York City

    | Contributor(s):: Rabinowitz, Ellen

  7. Little Magic work wonders

    | Contributor(s):: Maher, Lisa

  8. Nonpharmacological management of agitated behaviours associated with dementia

    | Contributor(s):: Forbes, Dorothy A., Peacock, Shelley, Morgan, Debra

  9. Nursing unit designed for Alzheimer's disease patients at Newton Presbyterian Manor

    | Contributor(s):: Kromm, David, Kromm, Young-Hie Nahm

  10. Patients respond to aquariums

    | Contributor(s):: Edwards, Nancy E., Beck, Alan M.

  11. Risk factors for clinically diagnosed Alzheimer's disease

    | Contributor(s):: Baker, F. M., Jordan, Barry, Barclay, Laurie, Schoenberg, Bruce S.

  12. Specialized services for demented residents in Washington state nursing homes: report of a survey

    | Contributor(s):: Mayers, Kathleen, Block, Christina

  13. Stimulating the Senses [pet therapy]

    | Contributor(s):: Devi, Gayatri, Mitchell, Deborah R.

  14. STIR--Success Through Individual Recreation: working with the low-functioning resident with dementia or Alzheimer's disease

    | Contributor(s):: Russen-Rondinone, Tonya, DesRoberts, Anne-Marie M.

  15. Dogs as an intervention for behavioral symptoms of older adults with dementia: a systematic review

    | Contributor(s):: Katie E. McLellan, Kirsten Wilbur (adviser), Anne B. James (adviser), George Tomlin (adviser)

    The purpose of this systematic review was to determine if dogs are an effective occupational therapy intervention for reducing agitation and increasing social participation among older adults with symptoms of dementia by examining and rating the current published evidence. Studies were included...

  16. The impact of different dog-related stimuli on engagement of persons with dementia

    | Contributor(s):: Marcia S. Marx, Jiska Cohen-Mansfield, Natalie G. Regier, Maha Dakheel-Ali, Ashok Srihari, Khin Thein

    Objective: To provide further empirical evaluation of the effectiveness of animal-assisted therapy in nursing home residents with dementia. Methods: Participants were 56 residents of 2 suburban Maryland nursing homes and had a diagnosis. Activities of daily living performance was assessed via the...

  17. The therapeutic use of pets on an Alzheimer's unit

    | Contributor(s):: Beyersdorfer, P. S., Birkenhauer, D. M.

  18. Contributions of non-human primates to neuroscience research

    | Contributor(s):: Capitanio, John P., Emborg, Marina E.

  19. The costs of caring: Impact of dementia on family caregivers

    | Contributor(s):: Connell, Cathleen M., Janevic, Mary R., Gallant, Mary P.

  20. 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