Independent living with mobility restrictions: older people's perceptions of their out-of-home mobility
Contributor(s):: Luoma-Halkola, Henna, Häikiö, Liisa
Association of Dog and Cat Ownership with Incident Frailty among Community-Dwelling Elderly Japanese
Contributor(s):: Taniguchi, Y., Seino, S., Nishi, M., Tomine, Y., Tanaka, I., Yokoyama, Y., Ikeuchi, T., Kitamura, A., Shinkai, S.
Housing for People with an Acquired Brain or Spinal Injury: Mapping the Australian Funding Landscape
Contributor(s):: Wright, C. J., Colley, J., Knudsen, K., Kendall, E.
Effect of Pet Insects on the Psychological Health of Community-Dwelling Elderly People: A Single-Blinded, Randomized, Controlled Trial
Contributor(s):: Ko, H. J., Youn, C. H., Kim, S. H., Kim, S. Y.
[The influence of minority sociolinguistic context on home support for seniors in a rural devitalized area: the case of Acadieville New Brunswick]
Contributor(s):: Simard, M., Dupuis-Blanchard, S., Villalon, L., Gould, O., Ethier, S., Gibbons, C.
Paws with a cause story: Joe Dulin at TEDxGrandRapidsLibrary
Contributor(s):: Joe Dulin
Director of Advancement for Paws With A Cause demonstrates with the aid of a client and his dog how Assistance Dogs help people with disabilities to become self-sufficient.
Our Special Friends
Contributor(s):: Belinda Johnston
Programming quality services for older adults in long-term care facilities
Contributor(s):: Rancourt, Ann M.
Discusses the need to provide quality services for older adults in long term care (LTC) facilities and suggests changes that LTC professionals should make in the 1990s. Approximately 5 percent of those over 65, or 1.75 million people, are institutionalized in nursing homes. Some have lost...
Smart Pups is an Australian Charity organisation training Assistance Dogs for Special Needs Children. The Smart Pups are task-specific Assistance Dogs trained to improve the quality of life for children with Autism and Seizure related syndromes. As well as...
Canines for Service
Canines for Service is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities to achieve greater independence and enhanced quality of life and to improving people's lives through the services of specially trained dogs.
ABLEPaws is a group of Pet Partners® (formerly Delta Society® Pet Partners®) Animal Assisted Activities and Animal Assisted Therapy (AAA/AAT) teams who are dedicated to improving and brightening the lives and the health of people through interaction with our pet resources. Our volunteer program...
Assistance Dogs Australia
Assistance Dogs Australia provides freedom and independence to people with physical disabilities.We are a national charity that trains Labradors and Golden Retrievers to perform everyday tasks for people with disabilities. Assistance Dogs increase independence, reduce reliance on human caregivers...
Effect of therapeutic horseback riding on balance in community-dwelling older adults with balance deficits
| Contributor(s):: Homnick, D. N., Henning, K. M., Swain, C. V., Homnick, T. D.
Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (PAALS)
PAALS trains animals to assist people with varying abilities to live more independent and enriched lives by providing them with assistance dogs. Some of our specially trained canines are taught to turn lights on and off, tug open doors, pick up dropped items and alert for help to assist...
Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc
Our Mission: To improve the quality of life for people who are blind, visually impaired, or with other special needs.
A New Leash on Life, Inc
A New Leash on Life, Inc. is an Oklahoma-based organization that changes people’s lives by utilizing the special abilities of Service Dogs and Therapy Dogs. Our Service Dog and Therapy Dog training programs help Oklahomans with a variety of special needs to live more independently, develop...
Environmental support to assist an older adult with independent living: safety and activity accommodation in a senior's home
| Contributor(s):: Hazen, Marilyn M., McCree, Suesetta
Pet Ownership and Older Women: The Relationships Among Loneliness, Pet Attachment Support, Human Social Support, and Depressed Mood
| Contributor(s):: Krause-Parello, Cheryl A.
Pets help us to make human friends
| Contributor(s):: Powell, Barbara
TigerPlace, A State-Academic-Private Project to Revolutionize Traditional Long-Term Care
| Contributor(s):: Rantz, Marilyn J., Porter, Rosemary T., Cheshier, Debra, Otto, Donna, Servey Iii, Charles H., Johnson, Rebecca A., Aud, Myra, Skubic, Marjorie, Tyrer, Harry, Zhihai, He, Demiris, George, Alexander, Gregory L., Taylor, Gene