Animal-Assisted Therapy: An Exploration of Its History, Healing Benefits, and How Skilled Nursing Facilities Can Set Up Programs
Contributor(s):: Ernst, Lorraine
Animal-Assisted Health Care
Contributor(s):: Shelkey, Mary, Capezuti, Liz, Malone, Michael L., Katz, Paul R., Mezey, Mathy Doval
Pet Ownership Among Older Adults
Contributor(s):: The Editoral Staff,, Capezuti, Liz, Malone, Michael L., Katz, Paul R., Mezey, Mathy Doval
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,...
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...
Changes in patient mood through animal-assisted activities in a palliative care unit
Contributor(s):: Kumasaka, Takayuki, Masu, Hideo, Kataoka, Mika, Numao, Akiko
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.
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.
Newsletter of The American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians, Volume 17
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...
Dog-assisted Therapy for Older People with Dementia: A Randomised Controlled Trial in Residential Aged Care Facilities
Contributor(s):: Perkins, Jacqueline
Animal-assisted therapy for dementia: a review of the literature
Contributor(s):: Filan, Susan L., Llewellyn-Jones, Robert H.
In the Company of Wolves: The Physical, Social, and Psychological Benefits of Dog Ownership
Contributor(s):: Knight, Sarah, Edwards, Victoria
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.
Animals, aging, and the aged
Contributor(s):: Bustad, Leo K.
Choreographing Identities and Emotions in Organizations: Doing "Huminality" on a Geriatric Ward
Contributor(s):: Symons, G. L.
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
Ethical issues in geriatric feline medicine
Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.
Pet ownership may be a factor in improved health of the elderly
Contributor(s):: Dembicki, D., Anderson, J.
Dolls and toy animals for hospitalized elders
Contributor(s):: Milton, Isabel, MacPhail, Judith
Managing dementia agitation in residential aged care
Contributor(s):: Bidewell, John W., Chang, Esther