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  1. Hogares sin animales

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    Contributor(s):: Erasmo de Oliveira

    Aquí es donde mi trabajo diverge completamente de lo que se llama activismo de la Edad de Piedra o causa animal. Lea y entienda:

  2. Lares sem animais

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    Contributor(s):: Erasmo de Oliveira

    É neste ponto que meu trabalho diverge completamente do que se chama de ativismo ou de causa animal da Idade da Pedra. Leia e entenda:

  3. Maisons sans animaux

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    Contributor(s):: Erasmo de Oliveira

    C'est là que mon travail s'écarte complètement de ce qu'on appelle l'activisme de l'âge de pierre ou la cause animale. Lire et comprendre:

  4. Animal-less homes

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    Contributor(s):: Erasmo de Oliveira

    This is where my work completely diverges from what is called Stone Age activism or animal cause. Read and understand:

  5. Space Coast Therapy Dogs

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    Since 1992, the mission of Space Coast Therapy Dogs has been to lift spirits, remove anxiety, provide companionship, and eliminate loneliness and despair with incredible volunteers and their companion dogs. We are a local organization based in Brevard County Florida comprised of certified...

  6. Animal Assisted Therapy: An Effective Solution for Symptoms of Dementia in Institutionalized Elderly Patients

    | Contributor(s):: Peter Ashley, Jennifer Eriksson, Ashley Jeon

    Background: Dementia is a term that describes a wide range of symptoms associated with a severe decline in core mental abilities that are not part of the normal ageing process. Memory, communication and language, attention, reasoning and judgement, and visual perception may be significantly...

  7. [Loneliness in nursing homes-Experience and measures for amelioration : A literature review]

    | Contributor(s):: Plattner, L., Brandstötter, C., Paal, P.

  8. Animals and RESPECT FOR DIFFERENCES

    | Contributor(s):: Erasmo de Oliveira

    Animals and RESPECT FOR DIFFERENCESEthnic, gender, regional prejudice. The Human Being is a master at creating obstacles and seeing something wrong in everything that disagrees with his personal opinion or with his own appearance, origin and creed.Human society needs to create...

  9. Reduciendo la soledad: terapia asistida con animales para adultos mayores de una residencia geriátrica

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    | Contributor(s):: Mariana De la Puente Cunliffe

    Los sentimientos de soledad son un problema común en adultos mayores que viven en residencias geriátricas y diversos estudios han encontrado los efectos negativos que generan en su salud. También, se ha encontrado que la Terapia Asistida con Animales (TAA) puede reducir...

  10. Djur i vården av äldre personer på särskilt boende - En systematisk litteraturöversikt

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    | Contributor(s):: Johanna Reneland

    Syfte: Syftet med studien var att undersöka vilken effekt sällskapsdjur har på äldre personers upplevelse av hälsa och livskvalitet i särskilt boende Metod: En systematisk litteraturöversikt av 11 artiklar med induktiva eller deduktiva ansatser....

  11. Alliance of Therapy Dogs

    Alliance of Therapy Dogs is a national organization with its corporate office located in Cheyenne, WY. ATD was incorporated in the year 1990. Currently we have 12,000+ handler/dog teams in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Territories. It is a goal of ATD to provide registration,...

  12. Grow Old Along with Me: The Meaning of Dogs in Seniors' Lives

    | Contributor(s):: Ardra Linette Cole

    AbstractThis is a phenomenological study intended to more fully understand the meaning and significance older adults attach to their relationship with their dogs. What do those relationships look like? How do they help to define seniors’ lives? What is it about those relationships that...

  13. Paws and Think, Inc.

    Paws and Think, Inc. was founded in 2001 as a 501(c)(3) organization to bring the benefits off the human-animal bond to both people and dogs.  Our Mission is Improving lives through the power of the human-dog connection.  We do this through our Youth-Canine programs, helping at-risk or...

  14. "Calm . . . Satisfied . . . Comforting": The Experience and Meaning of Rabbit-Assisted Activities for Older Adults

    | Contributor(s):: Natalie Pitheckoff, Sara J. McLaughlin, Kate de Medeiros

  15. The Therapeutic Effects of Aquariums and Fishkeeping (HABRI Central Bibliography)

    | Contributor(s):: Marcy Wilhelm-South (compiler), Jane Kinkus Yatcilla (compiler)

  16. Pet Encounters—Tiergestützte Intervention für hilfebedürftige ältere Menschen

    | Contributor(s):: A. Beckmann, S. Wesenberg

  17. Animal-assisted therapy—Novi trend u liječenju osoba s psihičkim i intelektualnim smetnjama

    | Contributor(s):: N. Prosinečki

  18. Risk Factors of Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Logistic Regression Tree Analysis

    | Contributor(s):: T Yamashita, D Noe, A Bailer

  19. How nature can be used to create a therapeutic outdoor environment

    | Contributor(s):: Carol Davis

  20. A Review of Animal-Assisted Interventions in Long-Term Care Facilities

    | Contributor(s):: Jenna Ebener, Hunhui Oh

    Past research fails to make connections comparing appropriate settings for the benefits of different species of therapy and resident animals in long-term care facilities specifically for the elderly. Two types of animal-assisted interactions (therapy and resident) and four animal species (birds,...