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  1. Animal-Assisted Therapy: An Exploration of Its History, Healing Benefits, and How Skilled Nursing Facilities Can Set Up Programs

    Contributor(s):: Ernst, Lorraine

  2. Animal-Assisted Health Care

    Contributor(s):: Shelkey, Mary, Capezuti, Liz, Malone, Michael L., Katz, Paul R., Mezey, Mathy Doval

  3. Pet Ownership Among Older Adults

    Contributor(s):: The Editoral Staff,, Capezuti, Liz, Malone, Michael L., Katz, Paul R., Mezey, Mathy Doval

  4. Animal assisted activities for geriatric patients

    Contributor(s):: Steed, Heather N., Smith, Barbara S.

    Older individuals may experience decreased quality of life and increased stress related to life transitions. These include change of residences, the loss of a spouse and/or personal possessions. With these transitions, a decline in physical and emotional health may occur due to social isolation,...

  5. The impact of past and present preferences on stimulus engagement in nursing home residents with dementia

    Contributor(s):: Cohen-Mansfield, Jiska, Marx, Marcia S., Thein, Khin, Dakheel-Ali, Maha

    Objectives: We examined engagement with stimuli in 193 nursing home residents with dementia. We hypothesized that activities and stimuli based on a person's past and current preferences would result in more engagement than other activities/stimuli. Method: The expanded version of the...

  6. Changes in patient mood through animal-assisted activities in a palliative care unit

    Contributor(s):: Kumasaka, Takayuki, Masu, Hideo, Kataoka, Mika, Numao, Akiko

  7. Animal assisted therapy and perception of loneliness in geriatric nursing home residents

    Contributor(s):: Vrbanac, Z., Zecevic, I., Ljubic, M., Belic, M., Stanin, D., Bottegaro, N. B., Jurkic, G., Skrlin, B., Bedrica, L., Zubcic, D.

  8. Developing effective animal-assisted intervention programs involving visiting dogs for institutionalized geriatric patients: a pilot study

    Contributor(s):: Berry, A., Borgi, M., Terranova, L., Chiarotti, F., Alleva, E., Cirulli, F.

  9. Newsletter of The American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians, Volume 17

    Full-text: Available

    Contents: Message from the President, pg 1Sharing the Banfield Vision, pg 1The Veterinarian's Responsibility in Family Violence, pg 4Is There a HAB When There is an Emergency, pg 5Veterinary Students and the Human-Animal Bond, pg 6Pawsitively Fit for Life, pg 7Canine and Feline Geriatric...

  10. Dog-assisted Therapy for Older People with Dementia: A Randomised Controlled Trial in Residential Aged Care Facilities

    Contributor(s):: Perkins, Jacqueline

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

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

  12. In the Company of Wolves: The Physical, Social, and Psychological Benefits of Dog Ownership

    Contributor(s):: Knight, Sarah, Edwards, Victoria

  13. Petmanship: Understanding Elderly Filipinos' Self-Perceived Health and Self-Esteem Captured from their Lived Experiences with Pet Companions

    Contributor(s):: de Guzman, Allan B., Cucueco, Denise S., Cuenco, Ian Benedict V., Cunanan, Nigel Gerome C., Dabandan, Robel T., Dacanay, Edgar Joseph E.

  14. Animals, aging, and the aged

    Contributor(s):: Bustad, Leo K.

  15. Choreographing Identities and Emotions in Organizations: Doing "Huminality" on a Geriatric Ward

    Contributor(s):: Symons, G. L.

  16. Pet therapy in elderly patients with mental illness

    Contributor(s):: Moretti, Francesca, De Ronchi, Diana, Bernabei, Virginia, Marchetti, Lucia, Ferrari, Barbara, Forlani, Claudia, Negretti, Francesca, Sacchetti, Cleta, Atti, Anna Rita

  17. Ethical issues in geriatric feline medicine

    Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  18. Pet ownership may be a factor in improved health of the elderly

    Contributor(s):: Dembicki, D., Anderson, J.

  19. Dolls and toy animals for hospitalized elders

    Contributor(s):: Milton, Isabel, MacPhail, Judith

  20. Managing dementia agitation in residential aged care

    Contributor(s):: Bidewell, John W., Chang, Esther