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Dog-assisted Therapy for Older People with Dementia: A Randomised Controlled Trial in Residential Aged Care Facilities
Contributor(s):: Perkins, Jacqueline
Dolls and toy animals for hospitalized elders
Contributor(s):: Milton, Isabel, MacPhail, Judith
Eden Alternative: The Texas Project
Contributor(s):: Sandy Ransom
Loneliness, helplessness, and boredom dominate the lives of many nursing home residents. Even though many regulations and programs are in place that are intended to assure quality of care, the confines of the nursing home environment and the widespread entrenchment of the "medical...
Effectiveness of a social robot, 'Paro,' in a VA long-term care setting
Contributor(s):: Lane, Geoffrey W., Noronha, Delilah, Rivera, Alexandra, Craig, Kathy, Yee, Christina, Mills, Brent, Villanueva, Eimee
Ethical issues in geriatric feline medicine
Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.
Evaluation of the efficacy of animal‐assisted therapy based on the reality orientation therapy protocol in Alzheimer's disease patients: A pilot study
Contributor(s):: Menna, Lucia Francesca, Santaniello, Antonio, Gerardi, Federica, Di Maggio, Annamaria, Milan, Graziella
Factors Informing Outcomes for Older Cats and Dogs in Animal Shelters
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| Contributor(s):: Sloane Hawes, Josephine Kerrigan, Kevin Morris
Historically, older cats and dogs have been particularly at-risk for euthanasia in animal shelters due to their lower perceived appeal for adoption. This study found that the condition at intake had the greatest impact on the outcomes of older cats and dogs. Additionally, the application of...
Geriatric Program for the Small Animal Clinic
| Contributor(s):: Katie Osborn, Molly Flaherty, Karen Campbell
Geriatric medicine is becoming increasingly important in small animal practice. Although this area of practice is a relatively new focus, the benefits of such programs are becoming apparent to the veterinarian and clients. Pets are living longer and geriatric pets occupy a significant portion of...
Geriatrics. Care for animals in animal-assisted activity and animal-assisted therapy
| Contributor(s):: Shibanai, H.
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Human impact of a pet therapy program in three geriatric facilities
| Contributor(s):: Savishinsky, Joel S.
Impact of the Eden Alternative™ on Texas Nursing Homes Residents' Quality of Life: A Psychosocial Perspective
| Contributor(s):: Rich Wylie
What effect does the Eden Alternative™ have on the quality of life of nursing home residents? Recent studies on this innovative approach to changing nursing home culture have yielded promising results using medical and administrative indicators. However, these studies...
Implementing a Therapy Dog Program in a Long-Term Geriatric Care Facility: A Seminar for Health Administrators
| Contributor(s):: Jaime Lee Hollingsworth
This thesis outlines the many benefits of animal-assisted therapy and discusses the necessary process for the successful planning and implementation of a therapy dog program in a long-term geriatric care facility. An ever-increasing amount of research proves the physiological,...
In the Company of Wolves: The Physical, Social, and Psychological Benefits of Dog Ownership
| Contributor(s):: Knight, Sarah, Edwards, Victoria
Interventi assistiti con gli animali come strumenti innovativi per il trattamento dei disturbi psichiatrici
| Contributor(s):: Francesca Cirulli, Marta Borgi, Alessandra Berry, Nadia Francia, Enrico Alleva
There is a growing interest for the potential health benefits of human-animal interactions. Although scientific evidence on the effects is far from being consistent, companion animals are used with a large number of human subjects, ranging from children to elderly people, who benefit most from...
Leader to watch. Shara Stodola, RN
| Contributor(s):: Shaffer, F. A., Sherman, R. O.
Managing Aged Animals in Zoos to Promote Positive Welfare: A Review and Future Directions
| Contributor(s):: Bethany L. Krebs, Debra Marrin, Amy Phelps, Lana Krol, Jason V. Watters
Many animals experience physical and behavioral changes as they age. Age-related changes in physical or mental ability can limit the opportunities for animals to experience positive well-being. As animals in zoos are living longer than ever, understanding common physical, cognitive, and...
Managing dementia agitation in residential aged care
| Contributor(s):: Bidewell, John W., Chang, Esther