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  1. A medical homily: old dogs do teach new tricks

    Contributor(s):: Crawshaw, R.

  2. A piece of my mind. The last of August

    Contributor(s):: Fisher, L. A.

  3. A progress report of long-term robot assisted activity at a health service facility for the aged

    Contributor(s):: Wada, K., Shibata, T., Saito, T., Sakamoto, K., Tanie, K.

  4. Age-related behavioural disorders in dogs: clinical, behavioural and therapeutic approach

    Contributor(s):: Osella, M. C., Bergamasco, L., Badino, P.

    Practicing veterinarians have long been aware of geriatric behavioural changes in pet dogs, often described by the owners as "normal aging" or "senility". The first diagnostic tool is a good knowledge of the potential behavioural changes associated with aging; afterwards any underlying medical...

  5. 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,...

  6. 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.

  7. 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...

  8. Animal-Assisted Health Care

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

  9. Animal-assisted therapy

    Contributor(s):: Prosine?ki, Nina

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

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

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

    Contributor(s):: Ernst, Lorraine

  12. Animals, aging, and the aged

    Contributor(s):: Bustad, Leo K.

  13. Anxiety and depression in care homes in Malta and Australia: part 2

    Contributor(s):: Baldacchino, Donia R., Bonello, Lilian

  14. Burrowing Deeper: What Rabbit-Assisted Activities Mean to Older Adults

    Contributor(s):: Natalie Pitheckoff

    Using animal-assisted activities as a recreational program for older adults has long been practiced. Despite its utilization, there is limited research on this topic and no research has exclusively focused on rabbits. The purpose of this study, therefore, was to explore the meaning and experience...

  15. Care of the elderly: medicinal Brandy

    Contributor(s):: Williams, K.

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

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

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

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

  18. Companion animals and older people

  19. Death in the family: helping with pet bereavement

    Contributor(s):: O'Donovan, S.

  20. 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.